Ireland


Ireland

Ireland (spr. airländ), John, römisch-kath. Geistlicher, geb. 11. Sept. 1838 zu Burnchurch in Irland, wurde für den geistlichen Beruf in Saint Paul (Minnesota) und in Frankreich vorgebildet, 1861 zum Priester geweiht, 1875 Koadjutor des Bischofs von Saint Paul, 1884 Bischof und 1888 Erzbischof daselbst. I. ist mit Kardinal James Gibbons (s. d. 2) der Hauptvertreter des sogen. Amerikanismus. Er schrieb: »The Church and modern society« (neue Ausg., New York 1903).


http://www.zeno.org/Meyers-1905. 1905–1909.

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