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Joseph Elmer Cardinal Ritter: His Life and Times by Msgr. Nicholas Schneider,Archbishop Justin Rigali

By Msgr. Nicholas Schneider,Archbishop Justin Rigali

Joseph Ritter used to be the most vital and forward-thinking prelates of the Church in North the US in the course of the twentieth century.

He served as traditional for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis after which as "Cardinal" Ritter in St. Louis for two decades until eventually his loss of life in 1967. via his efforts, the total archdiocesan college procedure used to be desegregated, and he was once the 1st bishop to ship clergymen to Latin the US as missionaries.

This biography offers us with the 1st severe account of his existence and accomplishments. it really is written through a clergyman who knew him firsthand and ministered lower than his information. Readers will locate this old account of the sort of nice guy actually inspiring.

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