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James Gibbons
b. July 23, 1834 – d. March 24, 1921 • Bishop • Cardinal • Roman catholic
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Gibbons, James
Gibbons (James).—Born at Baltimore, Maryland, July 23d, 1834. An American Catholic prelate. He was ordained priest at St. Mary’s Seminary, Baltimore, in 1861, became assistant priest at St. Patrick’s Church, Baltimore, Maryland. A few months later he became pastor of St. Bridget’s Church, and then was
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Gibbons, James
Gibbons, James (1834–1921)Archbishop of Baltimore; leading Roman Catholic “Americanist” of the late nineteenth centuryFaced with both internal and external difficulties, Gibbons tried to bring Roman Catholic practice into mainstream American life without forsaking traditional Catholic teaching. As