American Board of Catholic Missions

Organized at Cincinnati, Ohio, 1920, by a committee appointed by the bishops of the Catholic Church in America, and consisting of the archbishops of Cincinnati, New York, and Philadelphia, and bishops of Omaha and Pittsburgh, to consolidate various missionary activities of the United States under authority of the hierarchy and coordinate them with Catholic missions of other countries under general jurisdiction of an international board selected by the Vatican.

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