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Right and justice

E. F. Sheridan

Right and justice

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by E. F. Sheridan

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Published by Regis College in Willowdale, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church and social problems -- Catholic Church.,
  • Christian sociology -- Catholic Church,
  • Social justice.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Edward Sheridan.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[118] leaves ;
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19136322M

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