Religion: New P.B.

At Miami Beach last week 146 bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church elected a new presiding bishop to succeed Boston's Rt. Rev. Henry Knox Sherrill who, after almost twelve years in the post, next month reaches the mandatory retirement age of 68. The new "P.B.": the Rt. Rev. Arthur C. Lichtenberger, 58, Bishop of Missouri since 1952.

The new head of 3,000,000 Episcopalians in the U.S. is the son of an Oshkosh grocer, was educated at Ohio's Kenyon College and the Episcopal Theological School at Cambridge, Mass. He was dean of Trinity Cathedral in Newark from 1941-48, spent the next three years...

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