...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
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
...in United States history. The purpose was to acquaint the public with the world wide work of the Catholic Church and promote the various apostolic services. Hosted in Convention Hall, over 400 exhibits from 170 mission societies would be on display for the public over the course of a week.
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