The Church and French democracy.
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  • Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.

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The third of six essays published between November, 1913 and April, 1914.

SeriesCatholic World -- v. 98, No. 584, November, 1913.
The Physical Object
Paginationpp. [145]-152.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15520212M

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