Apostolic Missionary Union

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The Apostolic Missionary Union also known as Apostolic Missionary House and the Catholic Missionary Union and was an organisation run by the Catholic Bishops of the United States to further missionary activity in the United States.[1] It was strongly influenced by the Paulist Fathers.[2]

It was headquartered in Apostolic House in Washington DC, which later became an administrative building for the Catholic University of America before being demolished in 1996.[3]


  1. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Catholic Missionary Union". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 
  2. ^ Apostolic Mission House Archived January 17, 2009, at the Wayback Machine., New Catholic Dictionary
  3. ^ Apostolic Mission House Archived July 10, 2010, at the Wayback Machine., Catholic University of America website