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1 - The United States

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 December 2019

Colin Barr
Affiliation:
University of Aberdeen
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In the early nineteenth century, the American Catholic Church was largely dominated by French and German priests and bishops, many associated with a particular religious order. By 1850, Irish bishops – many trained in Rome – controlled most of the church. This chapter examines how this happened and with what consequences.

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Ireland's Empire
The Roman Catholic Church in the English-Speaking World, 1829–1914
, pp. 22 - 76
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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  • The United States
  • Colin Barr, University of Aberdeen
  • Book: Ireland's Empire
  • Online publication: 20 December 2019
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139644327.002
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  • The United States
  • Colin Barr, University of Aberdeen
  • Book: Ireland's Empire
  • Online publication: 20 December 2019
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139644327.002
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  • The United States
  • Colin Barr, University of Aberdeen
  • Book: Ireland's Empire
  • Online publication: 20 December 2019
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139644327.002
Available formats
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