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Bible Dictionaries

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Society of Saint Raphael

Emigrant aid society, founded, 1871, ministers to the spiritual and temporal needs of German emigrants. In 1883 at the instigation of Peter Paul Cahensly a New York branch was established, and in 1889 a place of shelter called the Leo House was founded to supplement its work. It eventually extended its protection to emigrants of other nations.

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Entry for 'Society of Saint Raphael'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/s/society-of-saint-raphael.html. 1910.

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