List of converts to Catholicism

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This list of converts to Catholicism lists all notable individuals who converted to the Catholic faith from another, or no, religious ideology.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Remembering the Darkness: Women in Soviet Prisons edited by Veronica Shapovalov, pg 119
  3. ^ Audrey Assad
  4. ^ The forgotten by Christopher Lawrence Zugger, pg 158
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  6. ^ Grand Forks Herald
  7. ^ Free Inquiry
  8. ^ BBC
  9. ^ Gennadius Library
  10. ^ Fletcher Allen Healthcare
  11. ^ Vermont Encyclopedia, pg 231
  12. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
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  14. ^ To Myself a Stranger: A Biography of Rose Hawthorne Lathrop by Patricia Valentini
  15. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Veit Amerbach". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  16. ^ Władysław Anders on Technical University Rzeszów (Polish)
  17. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "William Henry Anderdon". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  18. ^ The Guardian
  19. ^ BBC Profile
  20. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. Thomas Alfield". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  21. ^ pianosociety.com
  22. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Thomas Bailey". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  23. ^ Guardian Unlimited Books: "I wanted it for hellfire and candles. I was married in a Catholic church and I prefer going to a Catholic service, but it changed, like everything else. Even in the Catholic church now they tell you to turn round and shake hands." She looks aghast.
  24. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Francis Asbury Baker". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  25. ^ Africa Online News
  26. ^ Administrative Department of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, page 57
  27. ^ About Being a priest, page 217
  28. ^ A Certain Climate: Essays in History, Arts, and Letters by Paul Horgan, pg 135
  29. ^ "What's become of Baring?" in The Spectator
  30. ^ . The Great Church in captivity: a study of the Patriarchate of Constantinople from the eve of the Turkish conquest to the Greek War of Independence. Cambridge University Press. pgs 138–150
  31. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. Mark Barkworth". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  32. ^ a b c d e BBC
  33. ^ Obituary in the Telegraph
  34. ^ Seton Hall University
  35. ^ The New York Times
  36. ^ Catholic Herald (UK)
  37. ^ Malankara Catholic Church site
  38. ^ B
  39. ^ Bio at Amnesty International
  40. ^ Notre Dame
  41. ^ Asia in the making of Europe: volume I, the century of discovery Donald Frederick Lach pg 672
  42. ^ China on Paper edited by Marcia Reed and Paola Demattè, pg 69
  43. ^ The Telegraph
  44. ^ "Tony Blair joins Catholic Church". BBC News. December 22, 2007. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  45. ^ Panza, Pierluigi (21 September 1999)."Bocelli, l'inno per il Papa nasce a Lourdes" (in Italian), Corriere della Sera.
  46. ^ Contemporary Catholic Converts Tell Their Stories
  47. ^ "Judge Bork Converts to the Catholic Faith". National Catholic Register. Retrieved August 17, 2007. 
  48. ^ Paul, Cardinal, Cullen and the Shaping of Modern Irish Catholicism by Desmond Bowen, pgs 149–150
  49. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "William Maziere Brady". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  50. ^ Shropshire bio
  51. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Blessed Alexander Briant". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  52. ^ The Tablet
  53. ^ Boston Globe: McCloskey personally baptized Judge Robert Bork, political pundits Robert Novak and Lawrence Kudlow, publisher Alfred S. Regnery, financier Lewis Lehrman, and U.S. Republican Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas
  54. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  55. ^ PBS
  56. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "David-Augustine de Brueys". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  57. ^ he MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. St Andrews: School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews.
  58. ^ Time Magazine: Bush recently made perhaps the ultimate leap for the son of the ultimate Wasp: he converted to Catholicism.
  59. ^ Encyclopedia Titanica
  60. ^ BBC
  61. ^ Washington University St. Louis: He became a Roman Catholic in 1935 and fought for Franco in Spain.
  62. ^ Berkshire History site
  63. ^ Royalty site
  64. ^ http://beutel.narod.ru/write/convert.htm
  65. ^ http://www.ewtn.com/library/CHRIST/CONVERSI.TXT
  66. ^ http://www.beliefnet.com/News/Politics/2004/01/Presidential-Candidates-On-Religion.aspx
  67. ^ Tomb of Queen Christina in the Vatican
  68. ^ The Emily Holmes Coleman papers at Univ. of Delaware
  69. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Henry James Coleridge". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  70. ^ [1]: "She accepted him when he reverted to Anglicanism but canceled their wedding plans when he "went over to" Rome for a second time. Collinson's parents disowned him, and he was reduced to begging from his friends in the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood."
  71. ^ Lienhard JH. Engines of our Ingenuity, Number 2097 – Constantine the African
  72. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Constantine Africanus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  73. ^ Janis, Maria Cooper. Gary Cooper Off Camera: A Daughter Remembers. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1999. ISBN 978-0-8109-4130-4
  74. ^ Gifford Lectures
  75. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  76. ^ Columbia.edu
  77. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Christopher Davenport". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  78. ^ Biography at Catholic Worker's site
  79. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  80. ^ The Guardian
  81. ^ Madonna House
  82. ^ "The Star 6" Diana Dors – Official Archive and Website
  83. ^ Obituary in "The Bulletin"
  84. ^ Jewish Encyclopedia
  85. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  86. ^ Catholic University of America
  87. ^ Crisis Magazine
  88. ^ The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  89. ^ Sager, Mike (1999-08-01). "What I've Learned: Faye Dunaway". Esquire. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  90. ^ Encyclopedia Americana (1969 edition), Volume 9 page 501
  91. ^ Kirjasto
  92. ^ St. Petersburg Times
  93. ^ MSNBC
  94. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Martin Eisengrein". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  95. ^ (Charisma News)
  96. ^ Black Elk Speaks: Black Elk saw in Catholicism a way for his people to practice religion within the confines of the United States laws, and "at the same time, he was able to fulfill the traditional role of a Lakota leader, poor himself, but ever generous to his people"
  97. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  98. ^ Prodigious Thrust: A Memoir of Catholic Conversion by William Everson ISBN 1-57423-007-7
  99. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  100. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  101. ^ Michigan Chronicle
  102. ^ Record-Journal – July 17, 1999
  103. ^ The forgotten: Catholics of the Soviet Empire from Lenin through Stalin by Christopher Lawrence Zugger
  104. ^ The Catholic Church and Russia: Popes, Patriarchs, Tsars and Commissars by Dennis J Dunn, pg 63
  105. ^ 1911 Encyclopedia
  106. ^ Magna Britannia by Daniel Lysons, pg 116
  107. ^ "Hutton-in-the-Forest, Official website – Sir Henry Fletcher 3rd Bt". Retrieved 19 June 2009. 
  108. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Kasper Franck". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  109. ^ The Guardian
  110. ^ Obituary at the Independent
  111. ^ I have met Him: God exists by André Frossard "We were what could be called perfect atheists, the kind that no longer ever question their atheism." (not in link itself)
  112. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  113. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ivan Sergejewitch Gagarin". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  114. ^ "The making of gay marriage’s top foe" by Mark Oppenheimer; Salon: "I was an atheist from the youngest age. When I was 16, I became a Randian. Becoming a Catholic began as an intellectual thing."
  115. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Edmund and John Gennings". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  116. ^ New York Times obituary
  117. ^ Interview in the National Review: FMG:You've mentioned that you now believe in God. How recent is that? Eugene Genovese: It's in the last two years. You know, in The Southern Front I still spoke as an atheist; one reviewer said that I protest too much. When the book came off the press and I had to reread it, I started wrestling with the problem philosophically, and I lost.
  118. ^ Irène Némirovsky by Jonathan M. Weiss, pg 187
  119. ^ Catholic Herald (UK)
  120. ^ Encyclopedia of Cleveland History article on Richard Gilmour
  121. ^ Goodstein, Laurie. "Gingrich Represents New Political Era for Catholics", The New York Times, December 17, 2011.
  122. ^ A Historical Dictionary of British Women by Cathy Hartley, pg 385
  123. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "John Gother". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  124. ^ "Ex-film Director Is Consecrated". The Calgary Herald. 30 March 1963. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  125. ^ From Atheist to Monk by John Willem Gran (Cistercian Publications, 2004)
  126. ^ The Nation
  127. ^ "I don't like conventional religious piety. I'm more at ease with the Catholicism of Catholic countries. I've always found it difficult to believe in God. I suppose I'd now call myself a Catholic atheist." Graham Greene, interviewed by VS Pritchett, Saturday Review: Graham Greene into the light', The Times, March 18, 1978; p. 6; Issue 60260; col A.
  128. ^ Castranio, Mary Anne (2004-12-16). "New Archbishop Will 'Come To Know The People'". The Georgia Bulletin. 
  129. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Moritz Gudenus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  130. ^ The Telegraph
  131. ^ CAAPA site
  132. ^ Journal in the Night; translated by Alexander Dru; With a biographical and critical introduction by the translator (Pantheon Books, 1950)
  133. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Rome-Sweet-Home-Journey-Catholicism/dp/0898704782/ref=sr_1_1? ie=UTF8&qid=1356021606&sr=8-1&keywords=rome+sweet+home
  134. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Rome-Sweet-Home-Journey-Catholicism/dp/0898704782/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1356021606&sr=8-1&keywords=rome+sweet+home
  135. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Thomas Morton Harper". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  136. ^ http://www.amazon.com/From-Willow-Creek-Sacred-Heart/dp/1594712921: "From Willow Creek to Sacred Heart". Pub. October 2012.
  137. ^ Telegraph "She reacted strongly against her parents' beliefs and became a Catholic at 19, because she 'no longer found it possible to disbelieve in God.'" (pg 2)
  138. ^ Eugene Register-Guard – Jul 7, 1966
  139. ^ Ocala Star-Banner obituary
  140. ^ New York Times
  141. ^ The Russell Kirk Center
  142. ^ 1911 Encyclopædia Brittanica
  143. ^ Vatican homily concerning her
  144. ^ Swedish Council of America
  145. ^ First Things
  146. ^ New Oxford Review
  147. ^ Crisis Magazine: "A Conversation with Walter Hooper". July–August 1994.
  148. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "James Robert Hope-Scott". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  149. ^ BBC
  150. ^ The Georgia Bulletin: "15-Year Journey Led Allen Hunt To Become Catholic". 27 March 2008.
  151. ^ William F. Buckley, Jr., "Howard Hunt, R.I.P" National Review, March 5, 2007: "Howard Hunt was my boss, and our friendship was such that soon after I quit the agency and returned to Connecticut, he and his wife advised me that they were joining the Catholic Church and asked if I would serve as godfather to their two daughters, which assignment I gladly accepted, continuing in close touch with them."
  152. ^ [2]
  153. ^ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Ingraham
  154. ^ "Princess Irene Keeps Dutch Guessing About Engagement". The Palm Beach Post. 8 February 1964. Retrieved 10 March 2012
  155. ^ "Dutch Princess to Marry Commoner". St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved 11 March 2012
  156. ^ Extract from Oxford Slavonic Papers Volume V, pg 48
  157. ^ Baudelaire in Russia by Adrian Wanner, pg 122
  158. ^ Levi Silliman Ives:Priest, Bishop, Tractarian, and Roman Catholic Convert
  159. ^ The American Spectator
  160. ^ US News & World Report
  161. ^ 'God's Little Artist' Gwen John at the BBC
  162. ^ News Observer
  163. ^ CNN profile
  164. ^ Lund University
  165. ^ Histoire Comparée Des Littératures de Langues Européennes, Volume 2 edited by Anna Elizabeth Balakian and A. A. Balakian, pg 590
  166. ^ The Standard
  167. ^ BBC
  168. ^ Poetry Foundation bio
  169. ^ Notre Dame University
  170. ^ Chosun Ilbo
  171. ^ Hillsdale College bio
  172. ^ BBC obituary
  173. ^ Pope allows married father of two to be ordained Catholic priest in church in Germany by Philip Caulfield / DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 2:15 PM
  174. ^ Interview at the National Catholic Register
  175. ^ "The Newman of Norway" in "The Catholic World"
  176. ^ The Story of my life by Hans Christian Andersen, pgs 109–110
  177. ^ A Wall St. Star's Agonizing Confession in The New York Times
  178. ^ Daily Caller article by him mentioning his conversion
  179. ^ "The Messenger" at The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
  180. ^ The New York Times obituary for Stephan Kuttner
  181. ^ Martin Jugie : The Palamite Controversy
  182. ^ a b Nobel Prize bio
  183. ^ a b "Books and Writers"
  184. ^ Obituary in the Guardian
  185. ^ Bishop of London who became the most senior Anglican defector to Rome since the Reformation, obituary in the Daily Telegraph, issue number 48,085 dated 7 January 2010, p. 31
  186. ^ Time Magazine from 19 July 1963 "Lepp has the credentials to explain the mind of the atheist: he was one himself for 27 years."
  187. ^ Obituary in the Telegraph
  188. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. Francis Mary Paul Libermann". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  189. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "William Lockhart". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  190. ^ Template:Http://dwightlongenecker.com
  191. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "James Longstreet". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  192. ^ The Tablet
  193. ^ Creighton University Profile
  194. ^ Obituary of Clare Boothe Luce at The New York Times
  195. ^ Catholic Converts: British and American Intellectuals Turn to Rome by Patrick Allitt, pg 199–201
  196. ^ Obituary in the Georgia Bulletin
  197. ^ http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09604b.htm
  198. ^ Phenomenological approaches to moral philosophy By John J. Drummond, Lester E. Embree; pg 269
  199. ^ http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/23039-the-very-rich-hours-of-jacques-maritain/
  200. ^ http://classicalmusic.about.com/od/classicalcomposers/p/mahlerprofile.htm
  201. ^ Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: "Political Philosophy of Alasdair MacIntyre" by Edward Clayton
  202. ^ Australian Dictionary of Biography
  203. ^ A Fierce Hatred of Injustice By Winston James, Claude McKay: "Prior to his conversion to Catholicism in 1944, his atheism was one of the most powerful and enduring threads of continuity in his outlook on life."
  204. ^ Claude McKay: rebel sojourner in the Harlem Renaissance : a biography, pgs 357–359
  205. ^ The New York Times
  206. ^ "From Rome to the World: The Global Offensive of the Catholic Media" 20 August 2004
  207. ^ Who's who in hell by Warren Allen Smith, pg 57
  208. ^ First Things
  209. ^ Alice Meynell biography page at the University of Virginia
  210. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "John Brande Morris". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  211. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. Henry Morse". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  212. ^ Malcolm Muggeridge: A Life by Ian Hunter
  213. ^ Chicago Sun-Times obituary
  214. ^ Nagai Takashi Memorial Museum-Nyokodo
  215. ^ Nathanson, Bernand Aborting America (1981 Pinnacle Books)
  216. ^ "Me and Miss Neal" in The Globe and Mail for 13 August 2010
  217. ^ Obituary in the Providence Journal, 1 April 1990
  218. ^ Jeffries, Stuart (22 February 2007). "Truth, lies and anti-semitism". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 24 May 2010. 
  219. ^ Cohen, P. (2010) Assessing Jewish Identity of Author Killed by Nazis, The New York Times, April 25.
  220. ^ Irène Némirovsky by Jonathan M. Weiss, pgs 171–172
  221. ^ Newsweek obituary of Richard John Neuhaus at the Daily Beast
  222. ^ http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/10794a.htm
  223. ^ Obituary of Donald Nicholl at the Independent
  224. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Barthold Nihus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  225. ^ The Conversion of Bob Novak in The Washingtonian
  226. ^ Literary Converts: Spiritual Inspiration in an Age of Unbelief by Joseph Pearce, pg 132
  227. ^ Atlantic Companion To Literature In English edited by Mohit Kumar Ray, pg 401
  228. ^ The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
  229. ^ A Passionate Humility: Frederick Oakeley and the Oxford Movement by Peter Galloway
  230. ^ New York Times obituary of John M. Oesterreicher
  231. ^ Daily Princetonian. 9 March 1940. Retrieved 18 January 2013
  232. ^ 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
  233. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Coventry Patmore". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  234. ^ Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture
  235. ^ The American Spectator
  236. ^ University College Dublin Press
  237. ^ Political ecumenism: Catholics, Jews and Protestants in de Gaulle's Free ... by Geoffrey Adams, pg 85
  238. ^ Kimball, Roger. Existentialism, Semiotics and Iced Tea, Review of Conversations with Walker Percy New York Times, August 4, 1985. Retrieved 2010-06-12.
  239. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Johann Pistorius". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  240. ^ O Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  241. ^ Vincent Price: A Daughter's Biography by Victoria Price
  242. ^ Vanity Fair profile
  243. ^ ABC.Net
  244. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  245. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  246. ^ Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  247. ^  "Rainolds, William". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 
  248. ^ The Telegraph
  249. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Bartholomew Roe". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  250. ^ a b Catholic Encyclopedia
  251. ^ St Albert the Great Chaplaincy Edinburgh
  252. ^ Obituary in The Telegraph
  253. ^ Poetry Foundation bio
  254. ^ McTutor
  255. ^ The Patriot-News
  256. ^ Catholic Online
  257. ^ "Being Homeless in This World" in 30 Days
  258. ^ New Scientist 26 July 1984. pg 38
  259. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "John Sergeant". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  260. ^ Pitt.edu
  261. ^ New York Magazine
  262. ^ Obituary in the Mail Online (UK)
  263. ^ Performing China by Chi-ming Yang, pgs 105-8
  264. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Bl. Ralph Sherwin". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  265. ^ Obituary of Frederick Charles Shrady in The New York Times
  266. ^ Shaping modern Europe: Angelus Silesius and the self-creation of modern man by Dr Katarzyna Williams
  267. ^ German Mysticism from Hildegard of Bingen to Ludwig Wittgenstein: by Andrew Weeks, pg 187–189
  268. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Richard Simpson". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  269. ^ Dame Edith Sitwell Collection
  270. ^ Biography at "Catholic Authors"
  271. ^ Interview in The Guardian: "But I always thought Catholics were people who had loads of children so they'd get more Catholics, you know – that was my narrow view. Then I went to Mass and it was all in Latin and I didn't understand a word of it, but I thought, Whatever's going on up there is authentic. That is real. So then I started to have instruction and I loved it."
  272. ^ The Guardian
  273. ^ The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany: 1890–1990 by S. Aschheim, pg 71
  274. ^ Tim Cross, "The Lost Voices of World War I: An International Anthology of Writers, Poets, and Playwrights," University of Iowa Press, 1989. Page 144.
  275. ^ Interview at Gaudi club
  276. ^ Hal Hager, "About Muriel Spark," Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, (New York: Harper Perennial, 1999) 141
  277. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "The Hon. George Spencer". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  278. ^ Ignatius Insight: Adrienne von Speyr
  279. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Henri Spondanus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  280. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Friedrich Staphylus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  281. ^ Ellen Gates Starr Papers: An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  282. ^ Houston Chronicle
  283. ^ University of Chicago "made a spiritual journey from atheism to agnosticism before eventually converting to Catholicism"
  284. ^ Christian Science Monitor
  285. ^ UC Berkeley
  286. ^ The Fall Of An Icon: Psychoanalysis And Academic Psychiatry by Joel Paris, pg 184
  287. ^ Race: the history of an idea in America by Thomas F. Gossett, pg 390
  288. ^ "A" History of Finland's Literature edited by George C. Schoolfield
  289. ^ A history of Finnish literature by Ahokas Jaakko, pg 423
  290. ^ "A" History of Finland's Literature edited by George C. Schoolfield, pg 522
  291. ^ The American Conservative
  292. ^ Modern Britain edited by Boris FORD, pgs 120–121
  293. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. Robert Sutton". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  294. ^ Writing women in modern China edited by Amy Dorothy Dooling and Kristina M. Torgeson, pg 198
  295. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Sophie-Jeanne Soymonof Swetchine". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  296. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "John Bannister Tabb". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  297. ^ Christianity Today
  298. ^ Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music: Pop, Rock, and Worship edited by DON CUSIC, pg 428
  299. ^ "...he was an atheist arguing for religious values, a man writing an essay on religion 'in a spirit of irreligion.'... He would not convert to Catholicism for two decades, but his need for religious authority was acute even in 1930." Allen Tate: Orphan of the South, p. 167, biographer Thomas A. Underwood, Princeton University Press, 2000, ISBN 0-691-06950-6
  300. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Frances Margaret Taylor". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  301. ^ Canadian Dictionary of Biography Online
  302. ^ National Black Catholic Congress profile of Elliot Griffin Thomas
  303. ^ Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
  304. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Sir Tobie Matthew". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  305. ^ Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice by Janet Malcolm, pg 197
  306. ^ 1989 Interview with Meriol Trevor
  307. ^ Obituary at the Guardian
  308. ^ Nicholas M. Keegan, 'From Chancery to Cloister: the Chinese Diplomat who became a Benedictine Monk', Diplomacy & Statecraft 10:1 (1999), pp. 172–185.
  309. ^ Chronique Du Toumet-Ortos by Ann Heylen, pg 329
  310. ^ The Memoirs of Jin Luxian by 105–108
  311. ^ Boxer, C.R. "The Christian Century in Japan, 1549–1650", Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1951. ISBN 1-85754-035-2 (1993 reprint edition).
  312. ^ The Encyclopedia Of New York State edited by Peter R. Eisenstadt and Laura-Eve Moss, pg 1593
  313. ^ New York Times Obituary
  314. ^ a b Rutgers University on Mary Lou Williams religious conversion
  315. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Kaspar Ulenberg". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  316. ^ Norwegian Women's Writing 1850–1990 by Janet Garton, Page 125
  317. ^ Wabash College
  318. ^ "Parents eyes"
  319. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Johann Emanuel Veith". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  320. ^ VENTURA, RUBINO on "Jewish Encyclopedia"
  321. ^ The Religious Affiliation of Celebrated Dutch Painter Jan Vermeer
  322. ^ Apostolic Carmel site
  323. ^ Hostages of Modernization edited by Herbert Arthur Strauss, pg 680
  324. ^  "Ward, William George". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 
  325. ^ Slate:"Conversion," he wrote to Edward Sackville-West, "is like stepping across the chimney piece out of a Looking-Glass world, where everything is an absurd caricature, into the real world God made."
  326. ^ Converted on his deathbed
  327. ^ MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
  328. ^ 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Werner, Friedrich Ludwig Zacharias
  329. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. Eustace White". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  330. ^ "Ann Widdecombe – extended interview by Alyssa McDonald". New Statesman. UK. 19 July 2010. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  331. ^ http://tabloidbintang.com/articles/berita/polah/7726-chelsea-olivia-kini-memeluk-katolik-sama-dengan-glenn Chelsea Olivia Kini Memeluk Katolik, Sama dengan Glenn
  332. ^ Oscar Wilde#Death
  333. ^ Jazz: The Prayerful One in Time Magazine
  334. ^ Alison Chiesa, "Finding a rational religion: A leading British academic has reversed the usual trend by converting from Buddhism to Catholicism. Alison Chiesa hears about the reasoning behind his change of religion." The Herald (Glasgow), 4 July 2005
  335. ^ Unexpected Way: On Converting from Buddhism to Catholicism by Paul Williams
  336. ^ The Daily Telegraph
  337. ^ First Things article by Lord Nicholas Windsor
  338. ^ First Things article on Gene Wolfe
  339. ^ Interview of Gene Wolfe
  340. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. John Woodcock". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  341. ^ The Washington Post
  342. ^ Biographical Dictionary of Republican China edited by Howard Lyon Boorman and Richard C. Howard, pgs 419–422
  343. ^ "Wu Li (1632–1718) and the First Chinese Christian Poetry" by Jonathan Chaves in the Journal of the American Oriental Society
  344. ^ Interview with John C. Wright at "Mostly Fiction": "For many years I had been an atheist, and a vehement, argumentative, proselytizing atheist at that. I saw no other possible option for belief for a logical thinker. My recent conversion to Christianity was a miracle, prompted by a supernatural revelation, which has satisfied my skepticism in this area, and saved my life."
  345. ^ Amazon page for "Atheist to Catholic"
  346. ^ National Portrait Gallery
  347. ^ MacTutor
  348. ^ "Magdi Allam, Muslim Convert, Leaves Catholic Church, Says It's Too Weak Against Islam". The Huffington Post. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  349. ^ NCR Online
  350. ^ The Washington Post
  351. ^ Catholic Worker
  352. ^ Obituary in the New York Times
  353. ^ The Poetry Foundation's biography
  354. ^ Study Guide from Washington State University: "Miller remained a Catholic through much his life, though in tension with the Church, (he turned bitterly against it toward the end, as is evident in Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horsewoman)."
  355. ^ Obituary of Walter M. Miller, Jr: "In an unconventional letter to the local newspaper in Daytona, the author of one of the greatest modern religious novels made it clear he had left Western religion behind."
  356. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica: Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

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