#250 – Papal Zouaves, Part II

The increasing threat to the Papal States by the Kingdom of Italy will lead to new calls for Catholics to come to the aid of Pius IX. Catholic in Canada respond eagerly. Catholics in the United States are much more hesitant.

Canadian and American Zouaves in the Papal Army, 1868-1870 by Howard R. Marraro, PhD
Last Crusade by Dr. John C. Rao
The Pope’s Legion: The Multinational Fighting Force that Defended the Vatican by Charles A. Coulombe

Image of Canadian Zouaves leaving for the Papal States.

Portiuncula Indulgence – August 2nd!
CNMC – Catholic New Media Celebration
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  1. Posted November 15, 2018 at 4:14 pm | Permalink | Reply


    Can you please direct me to the source of your image: “Image of Canadian Zouaves leaving for the Papal States” on your site? I am looking to reproduce it, so am looking for a high quality image. Thank you in advance,


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