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Defenders of the Faith

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Excommunication

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Two Peas In a Pod

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A new breed of bishop for the 19th century A stout, outspoken defender of the Faith, Archbishop John Hughes confronted a rising ...

The end of Prohibition

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Nelson Mandela: A man of granitelike grace

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Pivotal election of 1928

Pivotal election of 1928 Eighty-five years ago, Alfred E. Smith lost election, but set precedent for future ...

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