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William Bernard Ullathorne and the foundation of Australian Catholicism 1815-1840

Collins, Paul


William Bernard Ullathorne was Vicar General of New South Wales from 1832 to 1841. While Catholics had arrived in the First Fleet in 1788, it was not until the 1830s that the church's ministerial structure was put on a permanent footing. In order to place the decade of the 1830s in context, I have outlined the early history of Catholicism in Australia and examined why Fathers Therry and Conolly failed to put down permanent roots. The thesis then goes on to argue that Ullathorne was the key...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-06
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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