Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 March 2014

266 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199688487

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The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile

The Politics of Transnational Catholicism, 1920-1940

Stephen J. C. Andes

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • First book to examine Vatican policy for Latin America during the 1920s and 1930s
  • Employs newly released documents from the Vatican Archives
  • Aids understanding of the religious origins of the Christian Democratic Parties in Latin America
  • Looks at a region-wide perspective of the Catholic lay movement, Catholic Action
  • Studies Vatican policy towards the Catholic civil war, the Cristero Rebellion, in Mexico in the 1920s