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Eminent Figures from the American Catholic Religious Tradition

October 8, 1979 – November 22, 1979

Museum: Smithsonian Castle

Sponsor: National Portrait Gallery

Location: Great Hall, East End

On display in conjunction with the Papal visit are portraits of the first 2 American cardinals; the first American bishop, Bishop John Carroll; and 3 American saints, as well as photographs of notable members of the Catholic clergy. Works are from collections of the National Portrait Gallery and private institutions.