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The Catholic Encyclopedia

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Pedro Abarca Peter Abelard Physical Effects of Abstinence
Pope St. Adeodatus Pope St. Deusdedit Perpetual Adoration
Pope Adrian I Pope Adrian Ii Pope St. Adrian Iii
Pope Adrian Iv Pope Adrian V Pope Adrian Vi
Pope St. Agapetus I Pope Agapetus Ii Pope St. Agatho
Paolo Agostini Pietro Alagona Pedro Antonio de AlarcÓN
Phillipe Alegambe Pope St. Alexander I Pope Alexander Ii
Pope Alexander Iii Pope Alexander Iv Pope Alexander Vi
Pope Alexander Vii Pope Alexander Viii Pietro Alfieri
Paul Allard Prospero Alpini Portable Altar
Privileged Altar Pedro de Alvarado Peter Ambarach
Pre-Columbian Discovery of America Pope St. Anacletus Pope St. Anastasius I
Pope Anastasius Ii Pope Anastasius Iii Pope Anastasius Iv
Pedro de aÑAzco Patrick Anderson Pedro Angulo
Pope St. Anicetus Pope St. Anterus Paul Gabriel Antoine
Portraits of the Apostles Philip Aranda Prefecture Apostolic of Araucania
Pedro Arias de Avila Peter Joseph Arnoudt Pablo JosÉ Arriaga, S.J.
Physiological Assimilation Psychological Assimilation Pious Associations
Paul Atkinson of St. Francis Pontifical Audiences Petrus Aureoli
Philippe Avril Paul Bachmann Peter Hubert Evermode Backx
Pierre Bailloquet Peter Augustine Baines Plenary Councils of Baltimore
Provincial Councils of Baltimore Paulus Barbus Patrick Barry
Paul de Barry Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard Pierre-Jean Beckx
Pierre BÉDard Pietro Bembo Pope Benedict I

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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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