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PAULISTS

Members of the Missionary Society of the Apostle, founded in the United States in 1858 by Isaac Hecker (1819-88). It was established to further the work and interests of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. Their rule is based on that of the Redemptorists, to which congregation the founder originally belonged.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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