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Mission for Samaritans : a survey of achievements and opportunities in the field of Catholic medical missions
AuthorDengel, Anna, 1892-1980
Cooper, John M.
Pub. LocationMilwaukeePublisherBruce Publishing Co.
Date1945Phys. Desc.x, 126 pages : portraits, plates ; 21 cm
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberR722.D464 1945
Mission for Samaritans : a survey of achievements and opportunities in the field of Catholic medical missions / by Anna Dengel, MD, Superior of the Society of Catholic Medical Missionaries ; with a foreword by the Rt. Rev. John M. Cooper, PhD, STD, The Catholic University of America.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 116-121).
Problems of the Living Church Series.

Contents: What are medical missions? -- Historical background of medical missions -- Medical missions in the twentieth century. Catholic ; Protestant -- Africa -- India -- China -- Islands of the Pacific. The Philippines ; Japan ; Oceania -- Latin America -- North America. The American Indian ; The Eskimo -- Special groups in the United States. The Negro ; Underprivileged white groups.

From dust jacket (not included with this copy): "An interesting and impressive tour awaits the reader within the following pages. With admirable directness and lucidity, Mother Anna Dengel, M.D., who established the Medical Mission Sisters in 1925, explains what medical mission work is, what it has done, and what it plans to do."

Subject(s)Missions, Medical--Sources
Catholic Church--Missions
SeriesProblems of the Living Church Series
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute [AEC]Rec. #19282
LCCN46002120OCLC1435524