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May 12, 2000
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The Connecticut bishop tabbed to replace the late Cardinal John O’Connor has reportedly not played an active role in intercommunal relations so far. But Jewish leaders sense that in a city with as diverse a population as New York, Bishop Edward Egan will be obliged to continue the tradition established by O’Connor. The Vatican announced Thursday that Egan, 68, would lead the New York archdiocese, following the May 3 death of O’Connor.

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