American Catholic Lay Groups and Transatlantic Social Reform in the Progressive Era
Gleason, Philip, The Catholic Historical Review
American Catholic Lay Groups and Transatlantic Social Reform in the Progressive Era. By Deirdre M. Moloney. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 2002. Pp. xvii, 267. $49.95 clothbound; $19.95 paperback.)
Though hardly catchy, the title exemplifies truth in advertising. After an introductory look at the Columbian Catholic Congress of 1893, Deirdre Moloney surveys the transnationally inflected activities of Catholic lay people in the temperance movement, in rural colonization and immigrant-aid projects, in the St. Vincent de Paul Society, in the Catholic settlement house movement, and in the more general involvement of Catholic women's groups in efforts to promote …
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Publication information: Article title: American Catholic Lay Groups and Transatlantic Social Reform in the Progressive Era. Contributors: Gleason, Philip - Author. Journal title: The Catholic Historical Review. Volume: 88. Issue: 4 Publication date: October 2002. Page number: 806+. © 2003 The Catholic University of America Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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