Religion: Bishop Brent Resigns

The nine Protestant Episcopal churches in Europe* last week received a new bishop-in-charge. Their bishop had been the Right Reverend Charles Henry Brent, who, besides, held the see of Western New York. But Bishop Brent, 65, has been ill and for several weeks in Johns Hopkins Hospital at Baltimore. The double diocesan work threatened too much labor for his strength. He resigned his collateral work in Europe. John Gardner Murray, presiding bishop, at once communicated with another able churchman, rugged Bishop William Lawrence. Bishop Lawrence, 77, last June resigned from the Diocese...

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