Religion: Quebec's Good Father

When His Holiness Pope Pius XI dismembered the Canadian Archdiocese of Regina last year and gave 24,000 Roman Catholics their own diocese of Gravelbourg, he chose as first bishop a 46-year-old priest named Jean Marie Rodrigue Villeneuve. Last week the Pope elevated Bishop Villeneuve from Gravelbourg to Quebec—a prodigious leap in the hierarchy, for the Archbishop of Quebec (most venerable see in North America) is traditionally made a Cardinal. Untraditionally youthful, Archbishop Villeneuve is regarded as certain to get, at the next papal consistory, the red hat of Quebec's late Felix Raymond Marie...

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