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The life and times of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

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Published by Alba House in New York .
Written in English


  • Sheen, Fulton J. 1895-1979.,
  • Catholic Church -- United States -- Bishops -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-173) and index.

StatementMyles P. Murphy.
LC ClassificationsBX4705.S612 M87 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL59328M
ISBN 100818908424
LC Control Number99087648

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