« Barry, Alfred Barry, William Francis Barsumas »

Barry, William Francis

BARRY, WILLIAM FRANCIS: English Roman Catholic; b. at London Apr. 21, 1849. He was educated at St. Mary’s College, Oscott, English College, Rome, and Gregorian University, Rome (D.D., 1873). He was ordained to the priesthood at St. John Lateran, Rome, in 1873, and from that year until 1877 was vice-president and professor of philosophy at the Birmingham Diocesan Seminary. He was then appointed to the professorship of theology at St. Mary’s College, Oscott, where he remained until 1880. From 1881 to 1883 he was curate at Snow Hill, Wolverhampton, and since the latter year has been rector of St. Birinus, Dorchester, Oxfordshire. He was a delegate to the Temperance Convention at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, and lectured before the Royal Institution, London, in 1896. Since 1889 he has been a member and lecturer of the Catholic Truth Society, and in 1897 was elected vice-president of the Irish Literary Society of London. In addition to numerous briefer studies and contributions to periodicals, he has written The New Antigone (London, 1887); The Two Standards (1899); Arden Massiter (1900); The Wizard’s Knot (1901); The Papal Monarchy (1902); The Day Spring (1903); Cardinal Newman (1903); Perils of Revolt (1904); Ernest Renan (1905); and The Tradition of Scripture (1906; put upon the Index).

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