The Torch

The birth of St. John’s University

Father Patrick J. Griffin, CM, Special to the Torch

April 27, 2016

In 1870, the First Vatican Council concluded. It gave the Catholic Church the definition of papal infallibility, which would provide matter for discussion for many years, even into the modern era. In the United States, the 15th...

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