Religion: Workers' Bishop

The people of Aliquippa, Pa. (pop. 28,000) are tough-fibred folk whose lives are centered on the black chimneys, sprawling mills and gaunt coal-mine tipples of the Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp. Any pastor who goes to work in Aliquippa's smoky valley, 20 miles down the Ohio from Pittsburgh, must be tough-fibred too.

Last week Aliquippa's little All Saints' Episcopal Church got the first regular minister it had had in eight years, and to mark the occasion, Bishop Austin Pardue came down from Pittsburgh to install him. He could have filled the vacancy before, the...

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