Pope Pius VII, 1800-1823: His Life, Times and Struggle with Napoleon in the Aftermath of the French Revolution

Pope Pius VII, 1800-1823: His Life, Times and Struggle with Napoleon in the Aftermath of the French Revolution

by Robin Anderson
     
 

The French Revolution had wrought religious and civil havoc in France and the Italian states. Thousands of French priests had been killed or deported; other priests and bishops were forming a schismatic national Church; the previous Pope had been kidnapped and had died in exile. Catholics were losing the Faith and adopting an attitude of resistance to all

Overview


The French Revolution had wrought religious and civil havoc in France and the Italian states. Thousands of French priests had been killed or deported; other priests and bishops were forming a schismatic national Church; the previous Pope had been kidnapped and had died in exile. Catholics were losing the Faith and adopting an attitude of resistance to all authority..This was the beginning of the reign of Pope Pius VII (1800-1823)--one of the most difficult and confusing eras in Catholic history. Impr. 240 pgs; PB

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780895556783
Publisher:
TAN Books
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author


Professor Robin Anderson was born in 1913 at London to parents of Scottish and Irish descent. After receiving his education from Marlborough College and subsequently marrying Valeska Gert in 1936, he released his first short story a decade later through Horizon magazine. He subsequently converted to Catholicism through the influence of John Cardinal Henry Newman and Gerard Hopkins, and also became a fellow of the Institute of Linguists in 1961. Professor Anderson\'s works include The Quiet Grave, Gleams of English-Language Literature, and Pope Pius VII. The latter was published in 2001 by TAN.

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