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African American Catholics

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Amoris Laetitia

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Thomas Aquinas

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The Byzantine Catholic Warhol

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Catholic Healthcare Ethics

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Catholic Philosophers 

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Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA)

Catholic Social Teaching

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Catholic Studies Reference Works

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Charles de Foucauld: Universal Brother

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Deus Caritas Est

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Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement 

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Fratelli Tutti

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Labor Priest: Charles Owen Rice

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Laudato Si': The Environmental Encyclical 

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Liberation Theology 

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Maxo Vanka and the Millvale Murals

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Thomas Merton

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The Papacy

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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

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Reformation and Counter-Reformation 

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Roman Catholicism in Western Pennsylvania 

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Saint Augustine of Hippo

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Saint Francis and the Fransciscans

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Saint John Henry Newman

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The Spiritans

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Edith Stein

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Vatican II

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Was William Shakespeare a Catholic?

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Women Mystics

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This guide was created by Alivia Austin, English Department Intern, and Ted Bergfelt, Humanities Librarian, September 2023