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Boston Catholics

a history of the church and its people

by O"Connor, Thomas H.

  • 336 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Boston (Mass.) -- History.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementThomas H. O"Connor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX1417.B6 O36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 357 p. :
      Number of Pages357
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL359011M
      ISBN 101555533590
      LC Control Number98018996


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