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Main Title: Matthew Beovich : a biography / Josephine Laffin. Book Cover
Author: Laffin, J. D. (Josephine Dene)
Imprint: Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2008.
Collation: viii, 382 p. : ill., portraits, notes, bib., index, pbk ; 24 cm.
Summary: Machine derived contents note: Chapter one -- 'A Real Australian' Growing up in Melbourne, 1896-1917 12 -- Chapter Two -- 'The Centre of Christianity' Rome, 1917-1923 34 -- Chapter Three -- 'Propagating the Faith' Melbourne, 1923-1939 71 -- Chapter Four -- 'Calling God Back to the Council Chambers' -- Adelaide During the War 99 -- Chapter Five -- 'A Benevolent Father' Adelaide in the 1940s 130 -- Chapter Six -- 'A Dangerous Experiment' The Movement 167 -- Chapter Seven -- "A Flourishing Diocese' Adelaide in the 1950s 205 -- Chapter Eight -- "A School for Bishops' The Second Vatican Council 239 -- Chapter Nine -- 'Zeal and Prudence' The Turbulent 1960s 259 -- Chapter Ten -- 'The Golden Years' Emeritus Archbishop 304.
Subject: Beovich, Matthew, 1896-1981
Catholic Church
Religion and religious buildings
ISBN: 9781862548176 (pbk.)
Includes index. The son of a Croatian migrant, Matthew Beovich became one of the most significant leaders in the Catholic Church in Australia, at a time when it was experiencing rapid expansion due to post-war immigration. He guided his diocese through numerous Church reforms, and faced the challenges arising from the political and social changes of the period, including Santamaria's secret organisation the 'Movement' and the 1950s split in the Australian Labor Party.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 282 BEO Available