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government of the Catholic Church.

Elizabeth M. Lynskey

government of the Catholic Church.

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Published by P.J. Kenedy in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Government

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1801 .L9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination99 p.
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6113911M
    LC Control Number52011496
    OCLC/WorldCa386285

    Catholic political identity and engagement defy categorization. The complexities of political realities and the human nature of such institutions as church and government often produce a more fractured reality than the pure unity depicted in doctrine.


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