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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Catholics in WWII

...terest in protecting Catholic churches across Europe from destruction. For instance, correspondence from the White House revealed that Dougherty sought to prevent sites like the shire of Saint Theresa at Lisieux from being bombed during the liberation of Europe.[1] Letter to Cardinal Dougherty fromCaptain Harry Boylan, 05/28/1945, https://omeka.chrc-phila.org/items/show/8233 One of

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Temperance Movement

...e national union, many societies also created regional unions as well. For instance, the Catholic Total Abstinence Union of the Diocese of Philadelphia formed in March of 1872, comprising of two societies and 150 members.[7] CTAU printed material, AC0077 CHRC In order to fulfill its mission and pledge, the CTAU

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In Her Own Right: Jane and Marianne Campbell

...tative Women” shined light on the who’s who of women during the 1890s. For instance, the first issue in April, 1893 looked at the life of Mary Grew, a key anti-slavery and suffragist activist.[6] This section often focused on Philadelphia area women, such as Dr. Hannah E. Croasdale, a professor

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