Religion: New Bishop for Long Island

"You had better use this rector of yours while you can. You will not be able to keep him. He is one of the ablest young men in our church, and the whole church needs him more than this on parish."

This 1938 prophecy came true last week when the "able young man," so little known that he is not listed in Who's Who in America, was called to head the fourth largest Episcopal diocese as Bishop of Long Island. His name is James Pernette De Wolfe. He is eloquent and diplomatic, and he is still only 46. Presiding Bishop Tucker is...