Papal Infallibility

...f the outside reactions to Papal Infallibility were negative, however. For instance, Archbishop Wood received a letter from a convert in 1872 stating that “no one dogma of the Church had any attraction for me but the Infallibility.”[13] The First Vatican Council’s decree on Infallibility was the culmination of almost

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TV and Radio

...sion and radio to communicate to the faithful. One of the first successful instances was in 1930 with Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s popular radio show, The Catholic Hour. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia began its own radio apostolate in 1944 and would add television in 1964 after the decree from Vatican II

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Medical Mission Sisters

...d.[9] In the year 1944 at Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan for instance, the sisters treated over 35,000 patients and assisted in 641 births.[10] Furthermore, while in many places the sisters were not allowed to actively proselytize, they were instructed by Mother Dengal to “teach by example."[11] By doing

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Catholic Interracial Council

...adic informal meetings until 1961, when it officially ceased.[18] With the installation of Archbishop John Krol, there was some hope for a revival and Father LaFarge wrote to him to reinstate the CICP.[19] However, Krol instead organized the Cardinal’s Commission on Human relations, which would have similar aims as the

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