Religion: Jesuit Editor

The Jesuit weekly America, most influential Catholic publication in the U.S., last week called one of the most brilliant minds among U.S. Catholics to be its executive editor. He is the Rev. John LaFarge, S.J.

House of Artists. Tall, stooped, soft-spoken Father LaFarge is the Jesuit member of the famed artistic and literary LaFarge family. Painter John was his father. Architect Christopher Grant his brother, Novelist Oliver (Laughing Boy) his nephew. Father LaFarge decided to enter the priesthood after graduating from Harvard in 1901, went to Canisianum, the cosmopolitan Innsbruck seminary, now closed by...

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