Religion: Hanna Retires

Because of "the infirmity of advancing years," San Francisco's Catholic Archbishop Edward Joseph Hanna, 74, announced last week that he is retiring. A onetime theology professor suspected of "modernism," he became Bishop in 1912, Archbishop in 1915. Archbishop Hanna is rated one of California's first citizens, a liberal who served ably as its Commissioner of Immigration and last summer, during San Francisco's dock strike, headed President Roosevelt's three-man board (TIME, July 9, et seq.). Of the 18 U. S. Catholic Archbishops, he was the one most frequently mentioned for the Cardinal's red...

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