American cardinal-archbishop of Philadelphia; bishop of Cleveland, Ohio. Created a cardinal in 1967. Former president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.
TLS - Typewritten Letter Signed, one page 23 June 1967, likely self-typed and addressed to Monsignor Giovanni Piantoni of the Yaounde nunciature. On the full color heraldic crested letterhead of Cardinal Krol. Reads: Dear Monsignor Piantoni: In grateful acknowledgment of your sincere wishes on the occasion of my elevation to the Cardinalate. I extend to you my deepest thanks and a promise of my prayers for you and your people.
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