Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute

...s the Institute continued to move locations as it needed more space. In the 1870s, it bought its first building on Locust Street, had 500 members, and acquired over 1,500 books.[6] Women's Auxiliary luncheon at the Penn Mutual Building with John Cardinal Krol, guest speaker, 11/17/1980, Halvey 189B In addition

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An “Un-American Invention”?: Catholics and the Issue of Prohibition

...lure in a large measure as they have been these forty years.”[10] While the 18th Amendment did not protect the use of altar wine, the Volstead Act, which enforced Prohibition, did grant these safeguards. However, Prohibition soon faced problems such as the inability to enforce the law and an increase

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