publication . Article . 2011

Aspectos da luta política e do republicanismo no contexto da diocese do Algarve

Duarte, Afonso Da Cunha;
Open Access Portuguese
  • Published: 01 Jul 2011
  • Publisher: Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Centro de Estudos de História Religiosa
  • Country: Portugal
The establishment of the Republic in Algarve reflects the aftermath of the fratricidal struggles of the 19th century between the supporters of the party of Dom Pedro and Dom Miguel. The religious and secular clergy took part in the partisan struggle and the Church in Algarve was totally disorganized. Evangelization was abandoned. When the Republic was established, a good number of those who claimed to be Christians were anticlerics. Bishop António Barbosa Leão did not ignore the critical politics of the prevalent situation and the dichotomy among those who claimed to be Christians. In the presence of mutism and the shrug of many, he extolled all those who spont...
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