The Vincentians: A General History of the Congregation of the Mission: 3. Revolution and Restoration (1789-1843)

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The French Revolution nearly destroyed the Vincentians in France. Those inmost other countries were isolated, persecuted in every degree from regulations to imprisonment and martyrdom. To these external miseries wereadded painful internal schisms: the Italians, abetted by other countries and the Vatican, pushed to center the Congregation in Rome; interdicts against communications with foreign superiors forced provinces in many countries to act autonomously; national pressures to swear loyalty and conform to compromising ...

The Vincentians: A General History of the Congregation of the Mission: 3. Revolution and Restoration (1789-1843) 2013, New City Press

ISBN-13: 9781565484696

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