Fordham University, The Catholic Church During Italian Unification

These broadsides and pamphlets, originally owned by the Italian Cardinal Carlo Luigi Morichini (1805-1879), offer a window into the activities of the Catholic Church during the period of Italian Unification. As part of a larger collection of 1600 items, this subset of 93 items contains a large amount of unpublished printed matter, including institutional circulars, broadsides, by-laws, and annual reports from charitable organizations, especially church-run hospitals and shelters, and is particularly rich in provenance markings including handwritten dedications and marginalia.

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Lettera pastorale / Amadio Zangari, patrizio di Rimini, Macerata, e Tolentino, per la grazia di Dio e della S. Sede Apostolico vescovo di Macerata e Tolentino, prelato domestico di s. s. ed assistente al soglio pontificio
Pastoral letter by Amadio Zangari, bishop of Macerata and Tolentino, in which Zangari discusses the implications of the pending integration of his diocese, until recently part of the Papal States, into the secular state of Italy.
Lettera pastorale con indulto quaresimale per la diocesi di Sanseverino-Marche nel 1867
Pastoral letter issued for Lent of 1867 by bishop Mazzuoli of San Severino Marche in Italy, in which Mazzuoli discusses the role of the Catholic Church in a secular Italian state
Lettera pastorale di monsignor Francesco Pedicini per la quaresima del 1870
Pastoral letter issued by Archbishop Pedicini of Bari on the occasion of the lent of 1870
Lvdi scenici latini in sacro seminario Pratensi an. MDCCCLXXV
Program for a performance of Trinummus by the early Roman playwright Titus Maccius Plautus at the seminary in Prato
Nos fr. Josephus Maria Sanvito, sacrae theologiae professor ac vicarius generalis totius ordinis praedicatorum, omnibus patribus, fratribus et sororibus ejusdem ordinis salutem et sanctorum imitationem
Document issued by Giuseppe Sanvito, vicar general of the Dominican order, on the occasion of the 600th anniversary of the death of Thomas Aquinas, a Dominican friar
Notificanza del vescovo di Mondovì al venerabile clero della diocesi : esercizi spirituali
Pastoral letter of the Bishop of Mondovi to the priests of the diocese, with instructions regarding an upcoming meeting of foreign bishops to be held in the diocese
Notizie sull'origine, ed Istituto della ven. Archiconfraternita di S. Girolamo della Carità all'occasione della s. visita ordinata dalla santità di n. s. Leone XII felicemente regnante
Pamphlet discussing the origin and mission of the penitent confraternity of Saint Jerome (Archiconfraternita di S. Girolamo della Carità) issued on the occasion of the visit of Pope Leo XII
Ordinamento generale per la Pia società in soccorso dei poveri orfani pel colera
Statutes of a charitable organization chartered for the assistance of children orphaned by the cholera pandemic in Rome
Partheniados : poema latinum / clariss. auctoris ; nuper evulgatum ad reverendissimum d. d. Franciscum Gandolfi episcop. Corneti Tarquiniae et Centumcel. die XXVIIII januari nomini ejus sacra d. arcid. sensi vic. glis
Latin poem celebrating an image of the Virgin Mary attributed to the 15th century Florentine artist Filippo Lippi housed in a church in Tarquinia
Philippo Gvidio sacerd. romano
Broadside issued to honor the recently deceased priest Filippo Guidi of the Collegio Romano
Pio IX. pontifici maximo civitatem Firmanam invisenti collegivm canonicorvm metrop. dedicat
Latin poem issued on the occasion of Pope Pius IX's visit to Fermo
Programma Pontificiae Academiae Nobilium Ecclesiasticorum restitutae
Educational program of the recently restored Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy (Pontificia Ecclesiastica Academia), which trains priests for service in the papal diplomatic corps
Programma per la pubblicazione d'una nuova Biblioteca Ecclesiastica per associazione in tutta Italia.;Esame di un opuscolo francese intitolato Il papa ed il congresso pubblicato a Parigi il 22 del prossimo passato decembre
Proposal for a series of morally edifying Catholic publications, the impetus for which emerges in part from the secularization of Italian society
Propagazione della fede
Membership list for the diocesan council of the Roman chapter of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, a Catholic organization promoting missionary work, broken down by divisions (centuries), with information on monetary contributions of chapter and division members for the years 1841-1843
Prospetto de' militari infermi curati dal primo settembre 1841 a tutto agosto 1842
Broadside with statistics of patients treated by the short-lived Knights of Malta hospital in Rome (Ospedale del s. m. o. Gerosolimitano, 1841-1844) founded by Carlo Candida, lieutenant of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta
Qvod Gregorivs XVI P. M. virtvtis doctrinaeqve ivdex ac favtor virvm virtvti simillimvm Iacobvm Brignole [. . .] in amplissimvm Cardinalivm Collegivm cooptaverit [. . .]
Latin broadside issued in celebration of the elevation and appointment of Giacomo Luigi Brignole as cardinal-priest of the titular church of San Giovanni a Porta Latina
Qvod bonvm favstvm fortvnatvmqve siet et rei christianae bene vertat III kalendas ivlias an MDCCCLXVII redevnte die centenario post saecvla decem et octo trivmphi gloriosissimi apostolorvm Petri et Pavli qvos vrbs Roma divino nvmine praesentissimos ab ori
Latin broadside issued on the occasion of the celebration of Feast of Saints Peter and Paul in Rome in 1867. This celebration commemorates their respective times spent in ancient Rome as evangelists
Reclamo di Monsig. Ghilardi de' PP. Vesc. di Mondovi contro la concessione dell'exequatur data all' Enciclica Pontificia delli 8 dicimbre 1864 col r. decreto delli 5 febbraio 1865 al sig. Ministro Vacca guardasigilli di S.M
Ghilardi's response to Pope Pius IX's encyclical Quanta Cura, which objects to the diminished role of the Church and its teachings in the newly united Italy, and to Giuseppe Vacca's proposed codification of a a unified Italian legal system
Regolamento per chi desidera essere ammesso a convittore nel Collegio de' Nobili di Urbino diretto dai padri delle Scuole Pie della provincia toscana
Admission guidelines for the Collegio de' Nobili in Urbino, a Jesuit institution for the religious education of aristocrats; Contents : Educazione religiosa e morale -- Educazione intellettuale -- Scuola di calligrafia, aritmentica e lingua italiana elementare -- Scuola di grammatica elementare latina -- Scuola di grammatica superiore latina -- Schola di umanità -- Scuola di rettorica -- Scuole di scienze -- Agronomia teorico-pratica -- Scuole di lingua greca e francese -- Scuola di disegno e di musica -- Mezzi d' emulazione -- Accademia de' nascenti, nel Collegio di Urbino -- Educazione fisica
Regole dell'Ospizio della Ss. Assunta detto di Tata Giovanni
Regulations of Rome's Ospizio di Tata Giovanni, a center providing vocational education for poor and orphaned young men, founded by Giovanni Borgi, a Roman mason who from humble origins rose to prominence through papal commissions and became a philanthropist
Rendiconto dell'introito ed esito del Pio istituto di carità a beneficio dei poveri infermi, eretto nella cura di S. Marco sotto la protezione di S. Vincenzo de Paolis [. . .]
Annual accounting statement of the Pio istituto di carità a beneficio dei poveri infermi, a charitable institution for the assisted of the impoverished sick established at the Church of San Marco in Rome under the protection of Saint Vincent de Paul
Ristretto del dare e dell'avere [. . .]
Expense ledger of the communal kitchen of the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri in Rome for the first 5 months of 1848
Sanctissimi domini nostri Gregorii divina providentia Papae XVI allocutio de novo ecclesiae Sabinensis statu habita in consistorio secreto die XXIV. Januarii MDCCCXXXXII
Text of a speech given by Pope Gregory XVI on the occasion of the appointment of Luigi Lambruschini as cardinal-bishop of Sabina
Sanctissimi domini nostri Gregorii divina providentia Papæ XVI, epistola encyclica ad omnes patriarchas, primates, archiepiscopos, et episcopos
Encyclical of Pope Gregory XVI discussing the role of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, a organization promoting Catholic missionary work
Sodales atrati qvibvs a pietate nomen in schola qvvm convenissent verbaqve facta essent ad sodalitatis n providentiam pertinere ne qvem lateat qvo pacto et ivre sacris Valeri martyris lipsanis ea potiatvr [. . .]
Broadside commemorating the transfer of a relic of the martyr Saint Valerian from the Catacombs of Callixtus to the headquarters of a confraternity, or possibly the Conventual order, in Rome
Statuti dell'Accademia Liturgica eretta nella Pia Casa della Missione presso Monte Citorio in Roma
Statutes of the Pontificia Accademia Liturgica, suppressed during the Napoleonic period, but re-established in 1840 under the Lazarist order with a focus on liturgical studies
Vita del cavalier prof. Domenico Morichini
Biography of Domenico Morichini, Italian chemist and physician, and chief officer of the Hospital of San Spirito in Sassia in Rome
[Obituary for Luigi Ratta]
Obituary for Luigi Ratta, priest in Bologna

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