John R. Morrison has been named head of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington. He has been associate director and director of family and children's services of a similar agency in the Baltimore archdiocese.

The Rev. Vincent Cushing, who heads the Washington Theological Union, is the first Roman Catholic to be elected president of the interdenominational Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.

The Rev. Edward I. Swanson, former head of the General Commission on Chaplains and Armed Forces Personnel, has been named acting rector of St. Alban's.Episcopal Parish.

The Rev. Wilmer Eugene Copenhaver, pastor of University Lutheran Church in Clemson, S.C., and campus pastor at Clemson University, will conduct his first service tomorrow as pastor of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Arlington.

The Very Rev. Herbert O'Driscoll, dean of Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver, British Columbia, will become the new warden of the College of Preachers of the Washington Cathedral in September.

Dr. V. Gilbert Beers, former editorial director of the David C. Cook Publishing Company, will become editor of the influential evangelical fortnightly, Christianity Today, on Oct. 1. Dr. Kenneth S. Kantzer, present editor, is leaving his post to return to teaching at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

The Rev. John Geaney is leaving his post as director of communications for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore to direct a Washington-based project that will coordinate personnel and resources of religious orders working in the field of telecommunications technologies.

Julius Berman, president of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, is the new chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, the umbrella for 34 national secular and religious groups.