The Church in America: A Lay Catholic Views of Clergy

Novak, Michael
July 1962
New Republic;7/16/62, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on the Catholic Church in the U.S. Role of the Church in spreading Catholicism; Comparison of the power between the American and European Catholic Church; Comments on the religious activities of the Catholic Church; Claim that there are wide extremes even among intelligent Catholics on the role of clerical authority; View that generally, the Latin countries and Ireland lean heavily toward paternalism in Church affairs.


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