Roman Catholics: New Bishop for St. Louis


Eight months after the death of Joseph Cardinal Ritter, St. Louis Catholics finally got a new archbishop last week. He is the Most Rev. John Joseph Carberry, 63, Bishop of Columbus, Ohio, for the past three years. Born in Brooklyn, Carberry studied at the ecclesiastical boot camp for future U.S. bishops, the North American College in Rome, and is currently chairman of the U.S. hierarchy's Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs. Last month Carberry became the first Catholic bishop to receive the Protestant Ohio Council of Churches' annual "Pastor of Pastors" award....

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