Beloved Cardinal Archbishop: John Francis O’Hara

...llion Catholics, 2,000 priests, and 7,000 nuns.[4] While he waited for the date of his installation, O’Hara was hard at work preparing for the transition, meeting with administers form the archdiocese, such as Bishop Lamb, on numerous occasions.[5] Once the time for the installation came in January of 1952, Bishop

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Catholics Responses to the Spanish Civil War

...notable writer was Father Edward Lodge Curran of New York, who created the International Catholic Truth Society in order to spread his views on important Catholic topics. In one of his pamphlets, he described the war as “a struggle between civilization and communism” and of “social justice and… economic slavery.”[8]

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Robert M. O’Reilly, Surgeon General

...is main duty of tabulating the lists of wounded and killed soldiers into reports. Robert M. O'Reilly to his mother Ellen O'Reilly, June 21, 1864 (Front) Robert M. O'Reilly to his mother Ellen O'Reilly, June 21, 1864 (Back) On March 24, 1901 O'Reilly's son Jack died unexpectedly in early adulthood

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Eucharistic Congress

...lated to the bicentennial celebrations. The archdiocese organized the 41st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC), which brought Catholics together from around the world to celebrate and discuss a theme connected to the Eucharist. The history of the event dates back to 1881, when a one day congress was held in Lille,

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