Religion: New York

A British public school named Repton (465 students) seems to be a stepping stone to the primacy of the Church of England. The last two Archbishops of Canterbury (William Temple and Geoffrey Francis Fisher) have been former headmasters of Repton. Last week Queen Elizabeth II named an old Reptonian to succeed the late Cyril Forster Garbett as Archbishop of York.

The Right Rev. Arthur Michael Ramsey, Lord Bishop of Durham, was not an unexpected choice. His rise from curate of a Liverpool parish church in 1928 to bishop in 1952 was considered a rapid one; at 51 he is reputed to be...

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