The Cardinal

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Simon and Schuster, 1950 - Cardinals - 579 pages
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Career of an American Catholic priest, from his first assignment to a poor parish in Boston to his appointment as cardinal, participating in the election of a pope in 1939.

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User Review  - andersonden - LibraryThing

The title reminded me of the Monty Python skit "The Bishop" and it does have some of those qualities. It was written during the time when pulp fiction ruled and some of its sensibilities are the same ... Read full review

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Like many others, as a Non-Catholic, My many repeated readings over the Past 50 plus years, shows a strange Attraction to, That Catholic Church of, Latin-Liturgy-Era.. Mr Robinson's knowledge of the Intricacy of the Roman-Curia, seems to make him a Very Informed teller of, Stephan Fermoyle's journey from his very first, Curacy to rcvng the Robes of a Cardinal... Hard Book to put down once You start Reading.. VTY Joe Damery 


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