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Catholic customs and symbols varied forms and figures of Catholic usage, ceremony and practice by Hugh Thomas Henry

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Published by Benziger brothers in New York, Cincinnati [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church -- Liturgy.,
  • Christian art and symbolism.

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Edition Notes

Statementbriefly explained, by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Hugh T. Henry ...
LC ClassificationsBV150 .H4
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 322 p.
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16415735M
LC Control Number25006436

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