Religion: York to Canterbury

The furthest-left primate the staid old church of England has ever had was this week promoted to the top of the ecclesiastical tree.

On April 1, the Most Reverend and Rt. Honorable Dr. William Temple, now Lord Archbishop of York, will become Lord Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of All England, in succession to Dr. Cosmo Gordon Lang (TIME, Feb. 2). His place at York will be filled by another left-of-center prelate, Dr. Cyril Garbett, now Bishop of Winchester.

Characteristically, on the Sunday evening his promotion was announced, the new Primate preached in a bombed-out...

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