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The Catholic Church : what everyone needs to know

Author: John L Allen, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Series: What everyone needs to know
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A guide to the past, present, and future of the Catholic Church looks at the internal and external challenges the institution faces and how it can make itself relevant and improve its moral standing in light of recent crises.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Allen, John L., 1965-
Catholic Church.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013
(OCoLC)839305431
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John L Allen, Jr.
ISBN: 9780199975105 0199975108 9780199975112 0199975116
OCLC Number: 816498989
Description: viii, 298 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Catholic church --
Historical highlights and lowlights --
Church outside the church --
Life of the mind --
Worship --
Angels, demons and saints --
Faith and politics --
Catholicism and sex --
Catholicism and money --
Crisis and scandal --
Rome and America --
New frontiers.
Series Title: What everyone needs to know
Responsibility: John L. Allen.
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