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American Catholic

Pub Date : 2011-08-24 | Author : Charles Morris | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307797919
ISBN 13 : 0307797910

"A cracking good story with a wonderful cast of rogues, ruffians and some remarkably holy and sensible people." --Los Angeles Times Book Review Before the potato famine ravaged Ire..


The American Catholic Almanac

Pub Date : 2017-03-21 | Author : Brian Burch | Publisher : Image

ISBN 10 : 9780553418743
ISBN 13 : 0553418742

WHAT DO BUFFALO BILL, JOHN F. KENNEDY, VINCE LOMBARDI, DOROTHY DAY, FULTON SHEEN, AND ANDY WARHOL HAVE IN COMMON? They're all Catholics who have shaped America. In this page-a-day ..


American Catholic Hospitals

Pub Date : 2011-02-10 | Author : Barbra Mann Wall | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813551081
ISBN 13 : 0813551080

In American Catholic Hospitals, Barbra Mann Wall chronicles changes in Catholic hospitals during the twentieth century, many of which are emblematic of trends in the American healt..


The American Catholic Revolution

Pub Date : 2010-09-14 | Author : Mark S. Massa, S.J. | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0199780064
ISBN 13 : 9780199780068

In the 1960s, the Second Vatican Council enacted the most sweeping changes the Catholic Church had seen in centuries. In readable and compelling prose, Mark S. Massa tells the stor..


The Francis Effect

Pub Date : 2015-08-13 | Author : John Gehring | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781442243217
ISBN 13 : 144224321X

The Francis Effect explores how a church once known as a towering force for social justice became known for a narrow agenda most closely aligned with one political party, and then ..


American Catholic History

Pub Date : 2008-04-01 | Author : Mark Massa | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780814757451
ISBN 13 : 0814757456

In the 1930s, Britain had the highest annual per capita cinema attendance in the world, far surpassing ballroom dancing as the nation's favorite pastime. It was, as historian A.J.P..


American Catholics

Pub Date : 1983-03-24 | Author : James J. Hennesey | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198020363
ISBN 13 : 0198020368

Written by one of the foremost historians of American Catholicism, this book presents a comprehensive history of the Roman Catholic Church in America from colonial times to the pre..