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Les catholiques et l'urbanisation de la société française

Olivier Chatelan 1
1 LARHRA REC - Religions et croyances
LARHRA - LAboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes - UMR5190
Abstract : Is the Catholic world interested in the city and its growth? During the "Glorious Thirty" urbanization gradually became a stake for Church authorities and many activist movements. The adaptation of the parish network is probably its most visible form: the construction of places of worship on the outskirts of cities testifies to real urban planning, inspired by both missionary tradition and the new urban context. But relations between city and Catholicism were not limited to that. Sociological studies in Catholic circles, work by pastoral officials to build a new way of diocesan governance through the town or the role of Catholic activists in various levels involved in urbanization contribute to the hypothesis that the town is a laboratory for Catholic participation in modernizing French society.
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Olivier Chatelan. Les catholiques et l'urbanisation de la société française. Vingtième siècle, Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, 2011, 3 (111), pp.147 à 158. ⟨halshs-00621235⟩



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