Eucharistic Congress

...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, France

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Catholics Responses to the Spanish Civil War

...le 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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Victory Mass

...ese of Philadelphia. Archives Archives Select Month May 2022 March 2022 February 2022 January 2022 November 2021 September 2021 August 2021 June 2021 May 2021 March 2021 February 2021 January 2021 December 2020 November 2020 September 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 January 2020 December

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Temperance Movement

...usually based around either parishes or dioceses, the need for a unifying national organization arose. So in 1872 in Baltimore, a national convention was held with 177 societies representing over 26,000 members.[4] It was here that the Catholic Total Abstinence Union of America (CTAU) was formed to help in establishing

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