Public Witness: The Pastoral Letters of the American Catholic Bishops

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In 1792 the Catholic bishops of the United States began issuing joint pastoral letters at periodic intervals, intending the letters to be missives directed to validating patriotism and gathering the support of the faithful. Today the U.S. bishops continue to issue such letters, which, along with the letters that preceded them, explain the historic conditions confronting American Catholics. Public Witness: The Pastoral Letters of the American Catholic Bishops allows readers to learn of the highlights and obscure portions of ...

Public Witness: The Pastoral Letters of the American Catholic Bishops 2004, Michael Glazier Books

ISBN-13: 9780814658338

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