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Catholic history for today"s church

John W. O"Malley

Catholic history for today"s church

how our past illuminates our present

by John W. O"Malley

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Doctrines,
  • Catholic Church,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn W. O"Malley, SJ
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX945.3 .O43 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 235 pages
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27195791M
    ISBN 10144225002X
    ISBN 109781442250024
    LC Control Number2015006433
    OCLC/WorldCa907976268

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