The Cardinals

The Cardinals

Tells the stories of the outstanding cardinals of the Catholic Church through the centuries - the powerful, the saintly, the corrupt, and the compromised.
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The leading Catholic commentator and historian Michael Walsh throws open the mysterious and secretive world of the Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church. They are Catholicism's 'nearly men' who never became Pope but who have been the power behind the papal throne throughout the ages. This eminently readable and often entertaining account tells the stories of some 200 outstanding (for all kinds of reasons) cardinals from the beginnings of the office in the 8th century, through the Middle Ages when cardinals ranked with royal princes, to more recent distinguished wearers of the red cap - among them the greatly missed Basil Hume and Joseph Bernadin. Here we meet the kingmaker cardinals, the politically ambitious, the saintly, the venial, the scholarly, the pastors, and the cardinals with wives and children.
Additional Information
Isbn / Product Code 9781853119477
Dimensions 216 x 135 x 25
Printed Pages 304
Format Hardback
Year Of Publication 3/26/2010
Publisher Canterbury Press Norwich
Author Walsh, Michael
Product Code 9781853119477
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