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Color engraving of exterior of Cathedral of Sts. Peter & Paul, Philadelphia, dated 1860, with episcopal residence and seminary on either side. Printed…
The Graphics Collection contains numerous images of religious persons, events, and places relating to the history of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia…
Explore the story of the mass meeting in Philadelphia organized by the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia to protest...
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List of Philadelphia area Catholics who died in World War 1.
Guide to how Catholics should live their lives in their daily lives.
Pamphlet on the Spanish Civil War and the effect on the Catholic Church.