Religion: Stritch's Successor

Pope Pius last week named the successor to the late Cardinal Stritch as Archbishop of Chicago—largest Roman Catholic archdiocese in the U.S. (1,942,000 Catholics). He is Albert Gregory Meyer, for five years Archbishop of Milwaukee. (New York's and TV's Bishop Fulton Sheen was rumored to have been in the running.)

Tall (6 ft. 1 in.) Archbishop Meyer 55, was in Baltimore for a consecration* when the Vatican made its announcement, probably was glad to be out of town for the Milwaukee fuss and feathers that attended the news. No lover of the limelight, he is a scholarly, quiet man who smokes an...

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