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

...ry 2018 November 2015 August 2015 May 2015 April 2015 January 2013 September 2012 August 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 December 2011 November 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 December 2010 October 2010 September 2010

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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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1832 Cholera Outbreak in Philadelphia and Duffy’s Cut

...ned to the ground during the riots of 1844. Lithograph of St. Augustine in ruins, 1844 Cholera had run its course in Philadelphia by early September. None of the sisters who ministered in the city and at Duffy’s cut during the outbreak perished from the disease. Their assistance, as well

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