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The American Pope book. In his twenty-eight-year reign as archbishop of New York, Francis. In this, the first major biography of one of the most important Americans of the twentieth century, John Cooney examines Spellman's rise from a young seminarian from Massachusetts to the clergyman with unparalleled influence on domestic and international politics as well as on American Catholicism. From his first days at the North American College in Rome, Spellman carefully cultivated the Vatican inner circle - Cardinal Pacelli, later to become Pope Pius XII, the powerful Sister Pascalina, and Vatican banker Count Galeazzi.
Over the years I've referred to my copy of American Pope many times. Cooney's history of the American Catholic Church in the Spellman era is excellent. Can't praise this book enough
Ships from and sold by West Coast Bookseller. Over the years I've referred to my copy of American Pope many times. Can't praise this book enough. Author omitted any discussion of Spellman's sexuality so as not to sensationalize the work.
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John Cooney (Author). Can't praise this book enough
John Cooney (Author).
the life and times of Francis Cardinal Spellman. Published 1984 by Times Books in New York, . Biography, Bishops, Cardinals, Catholic Church, Protected DAISY, In library, Spellman, Francis, 1889-1967. Francis Spellman (1889-1967).
This book is very much worth your time. Footnotes alone are worth reading. Over the years I've referred to my copy of American Pope many times
This book is very much worth your time. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 9 years ago. Teen and Young Adult. Literature & Fiction. Mystery & Thriller.
A book that caused the biggest stir in the church was the 1984 publication of the biography of the late Francis Cardinal Spellman of New York by John Cooney. The work entitled The American Pope exposed evidence of the cardinal's homosexuality. Another work Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence (1985) documented the stories of present and former nuns. The Catholic Church's official response to the majority of these accusations was denial. John Cooney, a freelance who previously wrote a book about the Annenberg publishing family, has written a gossipy, iconoclastic and absorbing biography
The Life and Times of Francis Cardinal Spellman. 364 pp. New York: Times Books. John Cooney, a freelance who previously wrote a book about the Annenberg publishing family, has written a gossipy, iconoclastic and absorbing biography. His bias against Spellman is clear, but he sets forth the Cardinal's personal strengths as well as his weaknesses, the considerable accomplishments as well as the misjudgments and defeats. Mr. Cooney says: ''Spellman presented two distinct faces to the world.
Recounts the career of one of the most powerful, influential Americans of the century .
Recounts the career of one of the most powerful, influential Americans of the century, detailing the patterns of Spellman's ambitions, his cooperation with the FBI and CIA, and power struggles with other American bishops.