TITLE

A Tale of Two Bishops

AUTHOR(S)
Hitchcock, James
PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1992, Issue 24, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the possibility that there were two Catholic bishops named Eldon or Elden in neighboring dioceses of Great Falls and Helena in the state of Montana from 1975 to 1976. Analysis of the ecclesiastical history of the state, including the commonality of the name Eldon; Information on the speculations that there was some kind of factional conflict or schism in Montana Catholicism which produced the two rival ecclesiastical communities; Reaction of Montana Catholics to the issues about their most cherished legends.
ACCESSION #
17726529

 

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