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Cardinal Galsworthy

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Edward R. F. Sheehan's vast novel opens on the eve of the Third Millennium. The charismatic "Slav Pope" has just died. The Conclave of Cardinals struggles to elect his successor. A foremost candidate is the imperious and elegant Augustine Cardinal Galsworthy, whose sixty-nine years have encompassed all of the epic changes in the Church during the last half of the twentieth ...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Viking Adult
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Daniel
Jun 18, 2013 Daniel rated it it was amazing
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This book is a marvelous romp through 20th-century catholicism, if that sort of thing interests you. Having read it when it came out in the late 90's, I picked it up again the other day and couldn't put it down. It is learned, entertaining, suspenseful, and inspiring. If you are interested in foreign language, church politics, and the difficulty of faith in the modern world, then I highly recommend it. It's hard to remember at times that Cardinal Galsworthy is a fictional character; it's a shame ...more
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