Vicars of Christ: Popes, Power, & Politics in the Modern World

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This is a study of the nine men who became Pope from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Dr. Riccards chronicles the lives and times of these popes, the issues and events of their papacies. The focus here is on leadership and how it is exercised in the organization and administration of the church. The popes sit on top of one of the world's most rigid and formal bureaucracies, whose structure and practices find their origins in the society of ancient Rome. Depending on the times and the personality of the reigning ...

Vicars of Christ: Popes, Power, & Politics in the Modern World 1997, Herder & Herder

ISBN-13: 9780824516949

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