Religion: Ryan to Omaha

Two years ago Pope Pius XI reappointed Monsignor James Hugh Ryan to his second five-year term as rector of the Catholic University of America (Washington, D. C.). Later he made a titular bishop of that broad-faced, black-browed philosopher who had rebuilt the nation's only pontifical university (TIME, Nov. 6, 1933). Last week the Pope named Bishop Ryan, 48, to succeed Most Rev. Joseph Francis Rummel of Omaha, now Archbishop of New Orleans. Catholics viewed as a promotion this transfer to a thriving diocese with no financial troubles. Needing no further consecration, Bishop Ryan...

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