The Coming Catholic Church How the Faithful Are Shaping a New American Catholicism by David Gibson

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THE COMING CATHOLIC CHURCH (published by HarperSanFrancisco, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.) focuses on issues confronting the laity, priesthood and the hierarchy, carefully exploring the background and composition of each intertwined segment of the church from a recent historical standpoint, current challenges within the church /5(16).

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