Joan Vilar i Costa

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Joan Vilar i Costa (1889–1962) was an ecclesiastical writer. He joined the Jesuits and was librarian of the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome. Leaving that position, he joined the diocesan clergy.[1]

Costa was born in Manresa. During the Spanish Civil War, he was a senior official of the government's Propaganda Commission.

In exile he exercised a popular ministry. He died in Toulouse.

He published Als Catalans (1944) which advocated debate and elections for future Catalan national reconstruction.


  1. ^ "Joaquim Aloy, George and Peter Basiana Gasol Republic in one click at Manresa (1931-1936)".