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The Catholic Encyclopedia
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Welcome to the 'The Catholic Encyclopedia', one of the encyclopedias resources FREELY available on StudyLight.org!
Containing 11,511 entries cross-referenced and cross-linked to other resources on StudyLight.org, this resource can be classified as a required reference book for any good study library.
The 1914 Catholic Encyclopedia was the most comprehensive resource on Catholic teaching, history, and information ever gathered in all of human history. Originally printed in fifteen hardcopy volumes, it covered science, literature, history, doctrine, saints, government, art and much more in the 11,000+ entries.
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