Religion: New Bishop

The son of a Lincolnshire grocer last week became one of the top dignitaries in the Church of England. Nominated by King George VI to be Bishop of London* was popular, friendly Right Rev. John William Charles Wand, 60, Bishop of Bath & Wells (TIME, Sept. 20, 1943).

High Churchman Wand will bring to his new job both scholarship and a firsthand knowledge of a clergyman's daily grind. London will also have a Bishop who speaks his mind. Sample: "If we wish to reform the nation, we must begin at the top with statesmen and politicians. I would like to see us...

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