Catholic World

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Catholic World
Title page of The Catholic World.png
Title page of the first edition.
Categories Christianity
Frequency Monthly
First issue April 1865
Final issue
— Number
Jan/Feb 1996
Vol. 239, No. 1429
Company Paulist Fathers
Country United States
Language English
Website The Catholic World

Catholic World was a periodical founded by Paulist Father Isaac Thomas Hecker in April 1865. It featured many articles by Orestes Brownson, including the May 1870 essay "Church and State", which described Brownson's understanding of the proper relationship between the Church and the state.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ David J. O'Brien, Isaac Hecker: An American Catholic (SUNY Press, 1992).

Further reading[edit]

  • Gribble, Richard. Guardian of America: The Life of James Martin Gillis, CSP (1998) online
  • Gribble, Richard. "A Conservative Voice for Black Catholics: The Case of James Martin Gillis, CSP." Catholic Historical Review (1999): 420-434. in JSTOR
  • Gribble, Richard. "The Other Radio Priest: James Gillis's Opposition to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Foreign Policy." Journal of Church and State (2002): 501-519. in JSTOR

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