Religion: Ryan of Modra

There are 102 Roman Catholic bishops in the U. S., most of them churchmen who reached the apostolic succession after lengthy, inconspicuous service. Last week Rome made a bishop of a man of only 46 because it approved his work as pedagog during the past decade. In Washington some 2,000 people crowded into the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on the campus of Catholic University of America, to see the consecration of its rector, Most Rev. James Hugh Ryan, as Titular Bishop of Modra.*

Born in Indianapolis, Jimmy Ryan played football at Duquesne...

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