Church and state in Bourbon Mexico : the Diocese of Michoacán, 1749-1810 / D.A. Brading.
In the eighteenth century the Mexican Church experienced spiritual renewal and intellectual reform. The establishment of Franciscan missionary colleges, of the Oratory, and of convents and sisterhoods was to the great benefit of the diocese of Michoacán. Thriving confraternities demonstrated the vig...
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