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
  5. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. John Adams". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  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. ^ http://www.franciscains-paris.org/articles.php?lng=fr&pg=24
  40. ^ Bio at Amnesty International
  41. ^ Notre Dame
  42. ^ Asia in the making of Europe: volume I, the century of discovery Donald Frederick Lach pg 672
  43. ^ China on Paper edited by Marcia Reed and Paola Demattè, pg 69
  44. ^ The Telegraph
  45. ^ "Tony Blair joins Catholic Church". BBC News. December 22, 2007. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  46. ^ Panza, Pierluigi (21 September 1999)."Bocelli, l'inno per il Papa nasce a Lourdes" (in Italian), Corriere della Sera.
  47. ^ Contemporary Catholic Converts Tell Their Stories
  48. ^ "Judge Bork Converts to the Catholic Faith". National Catholic Register. Retrieved August 17, 2007. 
  49. ^ Paul, Cardinal, Cullen and the Shaping of Modern Irish Catholicism by Desmond Bowen, pgs 149–150
  50. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "William Maziere Brady". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  51. ^ Shropshire bio
  52. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Blessed Alexander Briant". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  53. ^ The Tablet
  54. ^ 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
  55. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  56. ^ PBS
  57. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "David-Augustine de Brueys". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  58. ^ he MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. St Andrews: School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews.
  59. ^ Time Magazine: Bush recently made perhaps the ultimate leap for the son of the ultimate Wasp: he converted to Catholicism.
  60. ^ Encyclopedia Titanica
  61. ^ BBC
  62. ^ Washington University St. Louis: He became a Roman Catholic in 1935 and fought for Franco in Spain.
  63. ^ Berkshire History site
  64. ^ Royalty site
  65. ^ http://beutel.narod.ru/write/convert.htm
  66. ^ http://www.ewtn.com/library/CHRIST/CONVERSI.TXT
  67. ^ http://www.beliefnet.com/News/Politics/2004/01/Presidential-Candidates-On-Religion.aspx
  68. ^ Tomb of Queen Christina in the Vatican
  69. ^ The Emily Holmes Coleman papers at Univ. of Delaware
  70. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Henry James Coleridge". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  71. ^ [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."
  72. ^ Lienhard JH. Engines of our Ingenuity, Number 2097 – Constantine the African
  73. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Constantine Africanus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  74. ^ Janis, Maria Cooper. Gary Cooper Off Camera: A Daughter Remembers. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1999. ISBN 978-0-8109-4130-4
  75. ^ Gifford Lectures
  76. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  77. ^ Columbia.edu
  78. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Christopher Davenport". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  79. ^ Biography at Catholic Worker's site
  80. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  81. ^ The Guardian
  82. ^ Madonna House
  83. ^ "The Star 6" Diana Dors – Official Archive and Website
  84. ^ Obituary in "The Bulletin"
  85. ^ Jewish Encyclopedia
  86. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  87. ^ Catholic University of America
  88. ^ Crisis Magazine
  89. ^ The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  90. ^ Sager, Mike (1999-08-01). "What I've Learned: Faye Dunaway". Esquire. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  91. ^ Encyclopedia Americana (1969 edition), Volume 9 page 501
  92. ^ Kirjasto
  93. ^ St. Petersburg Times
  94. ^ MSNBC
  95. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Martin Eisengrein". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  96. ^ (Charisma News)
  97. ^ 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"
  98. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  99. ^ Prodigious Thrust: A Memoir of Catholic Conversion by William Everson ISBN 1-57423-007-7
  100. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  101. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  102. ^ Michigan Chronicle
  103. ^ Record-Journal – July 17, 1999
  104. ^ The forgotten: Catholics of the Soviet Empire from Lenin through Stalin by Christopher Lawrence Zugger
  105. ^ The Catholic Church and Russia: Popes, Patriarchs, Tsars and Commissars by Dennis J Dunn, pg 63
  106. ^ 1911 Encyclopedia
  107. ^ Magna Britannia by Daniel Lysons, pg 116
  108. ^ "Hutton-in-the-Forest, Official website – Sir Henry Fletcher 3rd Bt". Retrieved 19 June 2009. 
  109. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Kasper Franck". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  110. ^ The Guardian
  111. ^ Obituary at the Independent
  112. ^ 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)
  113. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  114. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ivan Sergejewitch Gagarin". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  115. ^ "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."
  116. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Edmund and John Gennings". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  117. ^ New York Times obituary
  118. ^ 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.
  119. ^ Irène Némirovsky by Jonathan M. Weiss, pg 187
  120. ^ Catholic Herald (UK)
  121. ^ Encyclopedia of Cleveland History article on Richard Gilmour
  122. ^ Goodstein, Laurie. "Gingrich Represents New Political Era for Catholics", The New York Times, December 17, 2011.
  123. ^ A Historical Dictionary of British Women by Cathy Hartley, pg 385
  124. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "John Gother". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  125. ^ "Ex-film Director Is Consecrated". The Calgary Herald. 30 March 1963. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  126. ^ From Atheist to Monk by John Willem Gran (Cistercian Publications, 2004)
  127. ^ The Nation
  128. ^ "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.
  129. ^ Castranio, Mary Anne (2004-12-16). "New Archbishop Will 'Come To Know The People'". The Georgia Bulletin. 
  130. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Moritz Gudenus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  131. ^ The Telegraph
  132. ^ CAAPA site
  133. ^ Journal in the Night; translated by Alexander Dru; With a biographical and critical introduction by the translator (Pantheon Books, 1950)
  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. ^ 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
  136. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Thomas Morton Harper". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  137. ^ http://www.amazon.com/From-Willow-Creek-Sacred-Heart/dp/1594712921: "From Willow Creek to Sacred Heart". Pub. October 2012.
  138. ^ 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)
  139. ^ Eugene Register-Guard – Jul 7, 1966
  140. ^ Ocala Star-Banner obituary
  141. ^ New York Times
  142. ^ The Russell Kirk Center
  143. ^ 1911 Encyclopædia Brittanica
  144. ^ Vatican homily concerning her
  145. ^ Swedish Council of America
  146. ^ First Things
  147. ^ New Oxford Review
  148. ^ Crisis Magazine: "A Conversation with Walter Hooper". July–August 1994.
  149. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "James Robert Hope-Scott". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  150. ^ BBC
  151. ^ The Georgia Bulletin: "15-Year Journey Led Allen Hunt To Become Catholic". 27 March 2008.
  152. ^ 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."
  153. ^ [2]
  154. ^ Laura Ingraham
  155. ^ "Princess Irene Keeps Dutch Guessing About Engagement". The Palm Beach Post. 8 February 1964. Retrieved 10 March 2012
  156. ^ "Dutch Princess to Marry Commoner". St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved 11 March 2012
  157. ^ Extract from Oxford Slavonic Papers Volume V, pg 48
  158. ^ Baudelaire in Russia by Adrian Wanner, pg 122
  159. ^ Levi Silliman Ives:Priest, Bishop, Tractarian, and Roman Catholic Convert
  160. ^ The American Spectator
  161. ^ US News & World Report
  162. ^ 'God's Little Artist' Gwen John at the BBC
  163. ^ News Observer
  164. ^ CNN profile
  165. ^ Lund University
  166. ^ Histoire Comparée Des Littératures de Langues Européennes, Volume 2 edited by Anna Elizabeth Balakian and A. A. Balakian, pg 590
  167. ^ The Standard
  168. ^ BBC
  169. ^ Poetry Foundation bio
  170. ^ Notre Dame University
  171. ^ Chosun Ilbo
  172. ^ Hillsdale College bio
  173. ^ BBC obituary
  174. ^ 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
  175. ^ Interview at the National Catholic Register
  176. ^ "The Newman of Norway" in "The Catholic World"
  177. ^ The Story of my life by Hans Christian Andersen, pgs 109–110
  178. ^ A Wall St. Star's Agonizing Confession in The New York Times
  179. ^ Daily Caller article by him mentioning his conversion
  180. ^ "The Messenger" at The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
  181. ^ The New York Times obituary for Stephan Kuttner
  182. ^ Martin Jugie : The Palamite Controversy
  183. ^ a b Nobel Prize bio
  184. ^ a b "Books and Writers"
  185. ^ Obituary in the Guardian
  186. ^ 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
  187. ^ Time Magazine from 19 July 1963 "Lepp has the credentials to explain the mind of the atheist: he was one himself for 27 years."
  188. ^ Obituary in the Telegraph
  189. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. Francis Mary Paul Libermann". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  190. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "William Lockhart". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  191. ^ Template:Http://dwightlongenecker.com
  192. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "James Longstreet". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  193. ^ The Tablet
  194. ^ Creighton University Profile
  195. ^ Obituary of Clare Boothe Luce at The New York Times
  196. ^ Catholic Converts: British and American Intellectuals Turn to Rome by Patrick Allitt, pg 199–201
  197. ^ Obituary in the Georgia Bulletin
  198. ^ http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09604b.htm
  199. ^ Phenomenological approaches to moral philosophy By John J. Drummond, Lester E. Embree; pg 269
  200. ^ http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/23039-the-very-rich-hours-of-jacques-maritain/
  201. ^ http://classicalmusic.about.com/od/classicalcomposers/p/mahlerprofile.htm
  202. ^ Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: "Political Philosophy of Alasdair MacIntyre" by Edward Clayton
  203. ^ Australian Dictionary of Biography
  204. ^ 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."
  205. ^ Claude McKay: rebel sojourner in the Harlem Renaissance : a biography, pgs 357–359
  206. ^ The New York Times
  207. ^ "From Rome to the World: The Global Offensive of the Catholic Media" 20 August 2004
  208. ^ Who's who in hell by Warren Allen Smith, pg 57
  209. ^ First Things
  210. ^ Alice Meynell biography page at the University of Virginia
  211. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "John Brande Morris". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  212. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. Henry Morse". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  213. ^ Malcolm Muggeridge: A Life by Ian Hunter
  214. ^ Chicago Sun-Times obituary
  215. ^ Nagai Takashi Memorial Museum-Nyokodo
  216. ^ Nathanson, Bernand Aborting America (1981 Pinnacle Books)
  217. ^ "Me and Miss Neal" in The Globe and Mail for 13 August 2010
  218. ^ Obituary in the Providence Journal, 1 April 1990
  219. ^ Jeffries, Stuart (22 February 2007). "Truth, lies and anti-semitism". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 24 May 2010. 
  220. ^ Cohen, P. (2010) Assessing Jewish Identity of Author Killed by Nazis, The New York Times, April 25.
  221. ^ Irène Némirovsky by Jonathan M. Weiss, pgs 171–172
  222. ^ Newsweek obituary of Richard John Neuhaus at the Daily Beast
  223. ^ http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/10794a.htm
  224. ^ Obituary of Donald Nicholl at the Independent
  225. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Barthold Nihus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  226. ^ The Conversion of Bob Novak in The Washingtonian
  227. ^ Literary Converts: Spiritual Inspiration in an Age of Unbelief by Joseph Pearce, pg 132
  228. ^ Atlantic Companion To Literature In English edited by Mohit Kumar Ray, pg 401
  229. ^ The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
  230. ^ A Passionate Humility: Frederick Oakeley and the Oxford Movement by Peter Galloway
  231. ^ New York Times obituary of John M. Oesterreicher
  232. ^ Daily Princetonian. 9 March 1940. Retrieved 18 January 2013
  233. ^ 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
  234. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Coventry Patmore". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  235. ^ Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture
  236. ^ The American Spectator
  237. ^ University College Dublin Press
  238. ^ Political ecumenism: Catholics, Jews and Protestants in de Gaulle's Free ... by Geoffrey Adams, pg 85
  239. ^ Kimball, Roger. Existentialism, Semiotics and Iced Tea, Review of Conversations with Walker Percy New York Times, August 4, 1985. Retrieved 2010-06-12.
  240. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Johann Pistorius". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  241. ^ O Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  242. ^ Vincent Price: A Daughter's Biography by Victoria Price
  243. ^ Vanity Fair profile
  244. ^ ABC.Net
  245. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  246. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia
  247. ^ Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  248. ^  "Rainolds, William". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 
  249. ^ The Telegraph
  250. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Bartholomew Roe". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  251. ^ a b Catholic Encyclopedia
  252. ^ St Albert the Great Chaplaincy Edinburgh
  253. ^ Obituary in The Telegraph
  254. ^ Poetry Foundation bio
  255. ^ McTutor
  256. ^ The Patriot-News
  257. ^ Catholic Online
  258. ^ "Being Homeless in This World" in 30 Days
  259. ^ New Scientist 26 July 1984. pg 38
  260. ^ https://books.google.it/books?id=mpc53LXRvIQC&pg=PA351&lpg=PA351&dq=Countess+of+S%C3%A9gur+converted+catholicism&source=bl&ots=WAdqgfDLDH&sig=0R2z7IE5mH2DH1dSkf6peSQSdWs&hl=it&sa=X&ei=a62wVMmqBKjmyQPwzoDoAQ&ved=0CDQQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=Countess%20of%20S%C3%A9gur%20converted%20catholicism&f=false
  261. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "John Sergeant". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  262. ^ Pitt.edu
  263. ^ New York Magazine
  264. ^ Obituary in the Mail Online (UK)
  265. ^ Performing China by Chi-ming Yang, pgs 105-8
  266. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Bl. Ralph Sherwin". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  267. ^ Obituary of Frederick Charles Shrady in The New York Times
  268. ^ Shaping modern Europe: Angelus Silesius and the self-creation of modern man by Dr Katarzyna Williams
  269. ^ German Mysticism from Hildegard of Bingen to Ludwig Wittgenstein: by Andrew Weeks, pg 187–189
  270. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Richard Simpson". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  271. ^ Dame Edith Sitwell Collection
  272. ^ Biography at "Catholic Authors"
  273. ^ 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."
  274. ^ The Guardian
  275. ^ The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany: 1890–1990 by S. Aschheim, pg 71
  276. ^ Tim Cross, "The Lost Voices of World War I: An International Anthology of Writers, Poets, and Playwrights," University of Iowa Press, 1989. Page 144.
  277. ^ Interview at Gaudi club
  278. ^ Hal Hager, "About Muriel Spark," Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, (New York: Harper Perennial, 1999) 141
  279. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "The Hon. George Spencer". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  280. ^ Ignatius Insight: Adrienne von Speyr
  281. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Henri Spondanus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  282. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Friedrich Staphylus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  283. ^ Ellen Gates Starr Papers: An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  284. ^ Houston Chronicle
  285. ^ University of Chicago "made a spiritual journey from atheism to agnosticism before eventually converting to Catholicism"
  286. ^ Christian Science Monitor
  287. ^ UC Berkeley
  288. ^ The Fall Of An Icon: Psychoanalysis And Academic Psychiatry by Joel Paris, pg 184
  289. ^ Race: the history of an idea in America by Thomas F. Gossett, pg 390
  290. ^ "A" History of Finland's Literature edited by George C. Schoolfield
  291. ^ A history of Finnish literature by Ahokas Jaakko, pg 423
  292. ^ "A" History of Finland's Literature edited by George C. Schoolfield, pg 522
  293. ^ The American Conservative
  294. ^ Modern Britain edited by Boris FORD, pgs 120–121
  295. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. Robert Sutton". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  296. ^ Writing women in modern China edited by Amy Dorothy Dooling and Kristina M. Torgeson, pg 198
  297. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Sophie-Jeanne Soymonof Swetchine". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  298. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "John Bannister Tabb". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  299. ^ Christianity Today
  300. ^ Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music: Pop, Rock, and Worship edited by DON CUSIC, pg 428
  301. ^ "...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
  302. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Frances Margaret Taylor". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  303. ^ Canadian Dictionary of Biography Online
  304. ^ National Black Catholic Congress profile of Elliot Griffin Thomas
  305. ^ Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
  306. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Sir Tobie Matthew". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  307. ^ Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice by Janet Malcolm, pg 197
  308. ^ 1989 Interview with Meriol Trevor
  309. ^ Obituary at the Guardian
  310. ^ Nicholas M. Keegan, 'From Chancery to Cloister: the Chinese Diplomat who became a Benedictine Monk', Diplomacy & Statecraft 10:1 (1999), pp. 172–185.
  311. ^ Chronique Du Toumet-Ortos by Ann Heylen, pg 329
  312. ^ The Memoirs of Jin Luxian by 105–108
  313. ^ 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).
  314. ^ The Encyclopedia Of New York State edited by Peter R. Eisenstadt and Laura-Eve Moss, pg 1593
  315. ^ New York Times Obituary
  316. ^ a b Rutgers University on Mary Lou Williams religious conversion
  317. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Kaspar Ulenberg". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  318. ^ Norwegian Women's Writing 1850–1990 by Janet Garton, Page 125
  319. ^ Wabash College
  320. ^ "Parents eyes"
  321. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Johann Emanuel Veith". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  322. ^ VENTURA, RUBINO on "Jewish Encyclopedia"
  323. ^ The Religious Affiliation of Celebrated Dutch Painter Jan Vermeer
  324. ^ Apostolic Carmel site
  325. ^ Hostages of Modernization edited by Herbert Arthur Strauss, pg 680
  326. ^  "Ward, William George". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 
  327. ^ 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."
  328. ^ Converted on his deathbed
  329. ^ MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
  330. ^ 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Werner, Friedrich Ludwig Zacharias
  331. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. Eustace White". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  332. ^ "Ann Widdecombe – extended interview by Alyssa McDonald". New Statesman. UK. 19 July 2010. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  333. ^ http://tabloidbintang.com/articles/berita/polah/7726-chelsea-olivia-kini-memeluk-katolik-sama-dengan-glenn Chelsea Olivia Kini Memeluk Katolik, Sama dengan Glenn
  334. ^ Oscar Wilde#Death
  335. ^ Jazz: The Prayerful One in Time Magazine
  336. ^ 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
  337. ^ Unexpected Way: On Converting from Buddhism to Catholicism by Paul Williams
  338. ^ The Daily Telegraph
  339. ^ First Things article by Lord Nicholas Windsor
  340. ^ First Things article on Gene Wolfe
  341. ^ Interview of Gene Wolfe
  342. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Ven. John Woodcock". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  343. ^ The Washington Post
  344. ^ Biographical Dictionary of Republican China edited by Howard Lyon Boorman and Richard C. Howard, pgs 419–422
  345. ^ "Wu Li (1632–1718) and the First Chinese Christian Poetry" by Jonathan Chaves in the Journal of the American Oriental Society
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