Cardinal Hume and the Changing Face of English Catholicism

Cardinal Hume and the Changing Face of English Catholicism

by Peter Stanford
     
 

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Basil Hume never wanted to be the leader of the English Catholic Church, but in 1976 the Pope thrust the diffident Abbot of Ampleforth into the limelight. This was the signal for the end of the "fortress mentality".;Written by a former editor of the "Catholic Herald", this biography examines Cardinal Hume's time as Archbishop of Westminster and traces the role of the

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Basil Hume never wanted to be the leader of the English Catholic Church, but in 1976 the Pope thrust the diffident Abbot of Ampleforth into the limelight. This was the signal for the end of the "fortress mentality".;Written by a former editor of the "Catholic Herald", this biography examines Cardinal Hume's time as Archbishop of Westminster and traces the role of the Catholic Church in English society and the radical changes of recent years.

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ISBN-13:
9780225666588
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

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