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Electing Our Bishops free pdf How does one become a bishop in the Catholic Church? Electing our Bishops provides an historical overview from the earliest times when bishops were elected by the clergy and people of the diocese to the present day where they are normally appointed by the pope. In light of the current clergy sexual abuse scandal, this book argues to resume an increased role for the laity in the selection of bishops.

About Joseph O'Callaghan

Joseph F. O'Callaghan is professor emeritus in the department of history at Fordham University. He is past president of the American Catholic Historical Association and is the author of several books, notably Reconquest and Crusade in Medieval Spain and Alfonso X and the Cantigas de Santa Maria: A Poetic Biography.

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Author : Joseph O'Callaghan
Publisher : Rowman
Data Published : 09 March 2007
ISBN : 0742558193
EAN : 9780742558199
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 210 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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