Religion: Japanese R. C. Bishop

The Vatican, having proved by the creation of six native Chinese bishops a year ago the value of native prelates in the Far East, last week let be known the appointment of one Januarius Hayasaka, Japanese, to fill the vacant Bishopric of Nagasaki. Father Hayasaka, who at present belongs to the Roman Catholic diocese of Hawaii, will be consecrated the first native Japanese bishop in October by Pope Pius in the Basil ica of St. Peter's, Rome.

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