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"St. Mary Magdalene -1853" Gouache 16 x 23"($850.)
American History
The event: Caught up in the conflicts of Irish and Italian approaches to Catholicism, this little church, of the first Italian/American parrish in America,establised by Saint John Neumann in Belle Vista, was all but abandoned when activist/priest Monsignor Isoleri was appointed to his position in Philadelphia. Eventually, with determined efforts and the intersession of the Pope, predominantly Italian churches became established: "Urban Trinity": Broadcast originally on Channel 6 ABC in Philadelphia. View at:
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