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LÉOn Abel Provancher LÉOn MÉNard LÉOn OllÉ-Laprune
LÉRida LÜBeck La Crosse
La Grande Chartreuse La Paz La Plata
La Rochelle La Salette La Trappe
La Verna Labadists Laban
Labarum (Chi-Rho) Labour and Labour Legislation Labour Unions (Moral Aspects)
Labyrinth Lace Lady Elizabeth Herbert of Lea
Lady Georgiana Charlotte Fullerton Lady Margaret Beaufort Laetare Sunday
Lagania Lahore Laicization
Laity Lajos Haynald Lake Indians
Lambert Le BÈGue Lambert of Hersfeld Lambert of St-Bertin
Lamego Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Prince of GÂVre Lamp and Lampadarii
Lampa Lamprecht Lampsacus
Lamuel Lamus Lancelot Politi
Land of Genezareth Land-Tenure in the Christian Era Lanfranc
Langheim Langres Lanspergius
Lantern Laodicea Laos
Lapland and Lapps Lapsi Laranda
Lares Larino Larissa
Lateran Councils Latin Church Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem (1099-1291)
Latin Literature in Christianity (Sixth to Twentieth Century) Latin Literature in Early Christianity Latria
Lauda Sion Lauds Laura
Laurence Humphreys Laurence Vaux Laurent BÉNard
Laurentius Surius Laurenz Forer Lausanne and Geneva

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Containing 11,511 entries cross-referenced and cross-linked to other resources on, this resource can be classified as a required reference book for any good study library.

The 1914 Catholic Encyclopedia was the most comprehensive resource on Catholic teaching, history, and information ever gathered in all of human history. Originally printed in fifteen hardcopy volumes, it covered science, literature, history, doctrine, saints, government, art and much more in the 11,000+ entries.

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