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diaconate now by Richard T. Nolan

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Published by Corpus Books in Washington .
Written in English


  • Deacons -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Edmond LaB. Cherbonnier [and others] Edited by Richard T. Nolan.
ContributionsCherbonnier, Edmond La Beaume, 1918-
LC ClassificationsBV680 .N6
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5608335M
LC Control Number68015781

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