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American and Catholic. by Robert Leckie

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Catholics -- United States

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Edition Notes

SeriesReligion in America series
LC ClassificationsBX1406.2 .L4
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 388 p.
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5698966M
LC Control Number70111174

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Mr. Leckie, hitherto best known as a military historian, has now turned his hand to a popular history of Roman Catholicism in the United States. The results of the venture are not uniformly happy. It is true that all the events are here, from the adventures of the early Spanish and French missionaries to the misadventures of some American bishops at Vatican II. St. Joseph Sunday Missal and Hymnal for (American) by Catholic Book Publishing Corp (Produced by) Paperback $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store Check Availability at Nearby Stores. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Members save . Book review: NCR readers who might be eager to know how House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's faith — Pelosi is a committed Catholic — and actions intersect, will be disappointed, but Molly Ball's. This book seeks to explore the belief that the Catholic Church is the true Church founded by Jesus Christ, both in his earthly ministry (where he commissioned Peter to found his Church, Matthew ) and in his resurrection appearances (where.