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A Catholic Cold War

Edmund A. Walsh, S.J., and the politics of American Catholic anticommunism

by Patrick H. McNamara

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walsh, Edmund A. 1885-1956 -- Political and social views,
  • Jesuits -- United States -- Biography,
  • Cold War -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church,
  • Church and state -- Cathoic Church

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPatrick McNamara.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4705.W256 M36 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3395548M
    ISBN 100823224597
    LC Control Number2005007329

    George Weigel. "Some Cold War Truths." The Catholic Difference (Septem ). Reprinted with permission of George Weigel. George Weigel's column is distributed by the Denver Catholic Register, the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Denver. Phone: The Author. The Cold War is the term used to define the period between the end of World War II in and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite states in The protatgonists in the Cold War were the West, led by the United States, and the eastern bloc, led by the Soviet Union.

    Though it's well known that the U.S.S.R. spied on everyone, readers will be amazed by this account of its extensive infiltration of the Catholic Church. A journalist and former army intelligen. Cold War on High and Unity from Below: The French Communist Party and the Catholic Church in the Early Years of the Gaullist Fifth Republic / Paul Hainsworth ; Between War and Peace: Politics, Religion and Human Rights in Early Cold War Canada, / George Egerton ;

      John T. Donovan has written a wide-ranging biography of one of the foremost anti-communist Catholic clerics of the Cold War. From to , Father John F. Cronin, a member of the Society of St. Sulpice, served as Assistant [End Page ] Director of the Social Action Department of the National Catholic Welfare Conference. During the height of the Cold War, Cronin served as a behind .   Top 10 books about the cold war The long, nuclear-armed standoff that followed the second world war was a terrifying parody of peace – which inspired some brilliant literature Francesca Kay.


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