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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- United States -- History.,
  • Catholics -- United States -- History.,
  • United States -- Church history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPatrick W. Carey ; foreword by Henry Warner Bowden.
ContributionsCarey, Patrick W., 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX1406.2 .C346 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL621623M
ISBN 100275958027
LC Control Number96220561
OCLC/WorldCa37179786

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In addition to providing a spiritual identity for over 60 million Americans, the In this widely acclaimed book that will long remain an indispensable work on American religion and the Catholic Church, one of its most influential laymen in the United States says that the Roman Catholic Church in America must either reform profoundly or lapse into irreversible decline/5. Read this book on Questia. The Catholic Church is conspicuous in the United States. The number of her adherents, the wealth of her churches, the activity of her religious orders of men and women, her parochial schools, colleges, academies, and universities, her compact and widespread hierarchical organization, attract universal attention. Roman Catholicism in the United States: A Thematic History takes the reader beyond the traditional ways scholars have viewed and recounted the story of the Catholic Church in America. The collection covers unfamiliar topics such as anti-Catholicism, rural Catholicism, Latino Catholics, and issues related to the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Vatican and the U.S. government. In Paul Blanshard published a virulent attack on the Catholic Church, American Freedom and Catholic Power, which sold more than , copies and warned that the Roman hierarchy was plotting to impose “its social policies upon our schools, hospitals, government and family organization.” Into the American mainstream.