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National Catholic Welfare Conference

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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Formerly the National Catholic Welfare Council. Organization inaugurated September 24, 1919, which succeeded the emergency National Catholic War Council founded in 1917. Its administrative Committee is established in five departments:

The Executive Department supervises the work of the Welfare Conference as a whole and keeps in touch with government officials. The work undertaken and inaugurated by these various departments includes study clubs, religious vacation schools, Catholic clubs in non-Catholic colleges, week-day religious instruction for public-school children, collection of Catholic war records, retreats for the laity, organization of Catholic farm women, and publication of Catholic book lists for teacher-training institutions. Today it is carried on by committees of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Entry for 'National Catholic Welfare Conference'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​n/national-catholic-welfare-conference.html. 1910.
 
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