Lawrence E. McCrossin papers, 1917-1919 (MC 4)

...ights of Columbus Committee on War Activities in France towards the end of World War I. Prior to this, McCrossin was secretary for the Philadelphia Typographical Union No. 2. The Lawrence E. McCrossin papers date from 1917 to 1919 and contain travel orders, receipts, inventory lists, and security passes related

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Our Lady of Czestochowa Dedication

...he bells were added in 1967 and named Stefan, Franicis, and John after Cardinals Wyszynki, O’Hara, and Krol. The shrine would continue to be visited by pilgrimages from around the world, with at least 50,000 coming every year. President Johnson was not the only world leader to come to the

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Cartooning Catholics: Depictions of Catholics in Cartoons and Comics

...oons are a unique window into the past because they both express and form public opinion. By examining cartoons depicting Catholics and Catholic social thought, it will be possible to understand how Catholics viewed the world and how the world viewed Catholics.   Use the menu sidebar to the right

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Marian Year

...Pius XII proclaimed that a Marian year was to be celebrated throughout the world on the occasion of the first centenary of the definition of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The papal decree stated that the purpose of this year was “that the faith

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