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Catholics In America

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Patrick W. Carey | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0275982556
ISBN 13 : 9780275982553

With one of the longest and richest histories of any religious denomination in America, the Roman Catholics are profiled here from Colonial times to the present...


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..


Catholics In America

Pub Date : 2016-07-07 | Author : Russell Shaw | Publisher : Ignatius Press

ISBN 10 : 9781681497099
ISBN 13 : 1681497093

This book is a collection of popularly written profiles of some of the leading figures in American Catholic history. The group includes Archbishop John Carroll, Saint Elizabeth Ann..


Communion Of Immigrants

Pub Date : 2007-11-30 | Author : James T. Fisher | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0199842256
ISBN 13 : 9780199842254

Catholicism has grown from a suppressed and persecuted outsiders' religion in the American colonies to become the nation's single largest denomination. James Fisher surveys more th..


The Last Catholic In America

Pub Date : 2010-06-01 | Author : John R. Powers | Publisher : Loyola Press

ISBN 10 : 9780829430073
ISBN 13 : 0829430075

"It is fast-moving and often downright funny."—New York Times "He has recaptured childish innocence and presented it with adult enlightenment—plus a touch of cynicism—yet nev..


Catholics And Contraception

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Leslie Woodcock Tentler | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801440033
ISBN 13 : 9780801440038

Tentler draws on evidence from pastoral literature, sermons, lay writings, private correspondence, and interviews with fifty-six priests ordained between 1938 and 1968, concluding,..


Roman Catholicism In America

Pub Date : 1999-01 | Author : Chester Gillis | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231108702
ISBN 13 : 9780231108706

Representative works are interpreted in light of the two great political movements of the nineteenth century: the abolition of slavery and the women's rights movement. By reexamini..