Religion: Vatican Voices

For nearly two decades the Roman Catholic Bishop of Detroit has been Most Rev. Michael James Gallagher. Born in Auburn, Mich, of Irish parents, "Mike" Gallagher was educated for the priesthood in Limerick, Ireland and Innsbruck, Austria. In the years following the War, Detroit's shepherd organized no new parishes, gave the University of Detroit a new 96-acre campus and plant, raised $9,000,000 for Sacred Heart Seminary, invited a dozen new religious communities to live and work among Detroit's 600,000 Catholics. Yet the total of all these worthy deeds has brought the white-thatched...

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