Redpath’s Illustrated Weekly: a rare find

...in that country. Though born in Scotland, Redpath became interested in uncovering the causes of the famine that had swept Ireland in the late 1870’s. The Tribune agreed to his proposal and during 1880 and 1881, Redpath made three trips to Ireland, sponsored in part by The Tribune and The

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Marian Year

...s would be founded and named in honor of Mary, as well as a new chapel for the Cathedral named Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament. East and West: a unity of Faith The biggest Philadelphia event was the Marian Congress of the Oriental Church held on October 22, 1954.

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Pope

...compatible with American values. “A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the “heathens” of America,” December 30, 1871 In this cartoon, a priest holds a pair of shackles hoping to enslave the recently freed African American family to the Catholic faith. However, armed with the Bible and the Emancipation Proclamation,

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Eucharistic Congress

...e for the focus of the Congress. It would not be until April of 1975, that the theme of “The Eucharist and the Hungers of the Human Family” was approved by Pope Paul VI. The goal was to examine both physical and spiritual hungers. Over the course of the eight

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