Da Pistoia a Palermo. Giuseppe Toniolo e l’avvio della ‘Settimana sociale dei cattolici italiani’

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The article focuses on the double role of Giuseppe Toniolo as economist and promoter of theCatholic movement, dealing with one of his successful initiatives: ‘La Settimana sociale dei cattoliciitaliani’. The essay describes the project that aimed to popularize the Catholic social doctrine and thatduring its first years (1907-1908) resulted in three great meetings held in Pistoia, Brescia and Palermo.These events, that required a lot of work to Toniolo as scholar and leader of Catholic associations,met a great number of obstacles of political nature and, also of intellectual, doctrinal and regionalorigin.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)123-143
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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