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Published by Educational Services, Diocese of Newton in West Newton, MA .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementElias Zoghby ; translated by R. Bernard.
LC ClassificationsBX324.4 .Z64 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1711828M
ISBN 10156125018X
LC Control Number92013838

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