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Literature Famous Catholic Authors

Walter Graves
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A list of famous Catholic authors, especially those who present Catholic themes in their writing. All eras and types of Catholics have been listed including converts, as well as members of the clergy. With the introduction of the Nook, Kindle, and iPad with iBooks, reading is hot again. The Catholic authors on this list wrote everything from novels to non-fiction, to poetry and screenplays. This list is intended to help long-time readers, and newcomers alike with discovering (and rediscovering) some of the best Catholic authors of all time.

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Aidan Nichols is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Aidan Nichols The Service of Glory, Abortion and Martyrdom, The theology of Joseph Ratzinger

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Alexander Pope is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
The Dunciad, Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus, The Rape of the Lock

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Alfred Noyes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
The Highwayman, Dick Turpin's Ride, The prayer for peace

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Alice Meynell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Alice Meynell Essays, Childhood, Mary

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Alice Thomas Ellis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
The 27th Kingdom

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Allen Tate is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Three commentaries, Collected Poems, 1919-1976

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Andrew Greeley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Confessions of a Parish Priest: An Autobiography, Ethnicity, Irish Cream

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Anna Hanson Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Anna Hanson Dorsey The Flemmings

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Anne Rice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
The Queen of the Damned, Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Armand

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Anthony Burgess is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
A Clockwork Orange, Inside Mr. Enderby, Joysprick

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Auberon Waugh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Crash the Ash, Will This Do?: An Autobiography, The Way of the World

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Barry Lopez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Arctic Dreams, Barry Lopez, Interview

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Bernadette Devlin McAliskey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
The price of my soul

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Brainard Cheney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
This is Adam

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Brian Coffey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Brian Coffey The face of fear

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Brian Friel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Dancing at Lughnasa, Philadelphia, Here I Come!

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Bruce Marshall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
The stooping Venus, To Every Man a Penny, The Divided Lady

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Carol Zaleski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Carol Zaleski Otherworld journeys, The life of the world to come

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Caroline Gordon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
The women on the porch, Aleck Maury, sportsman

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Christopher Dawson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Christopher Dawson Die wahre Einheit der europa╠łischen Kultur, eine geschichtliche Untersuchung, Enquiries into religion and culture

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Christopher Derrick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Christopher Derrick Trimming the ark, Honest love and human life: is the Pope right about contraception?, Light of revelation and non-Christians

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Colm Toibin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Colm Toibin

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Coventry Patmore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
The Unknown Eros, The rod, the root

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Craig Paterson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
Craig Paterson

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D.B. Wyndham-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Catholic Authors
D.B. Wyndham-Lewis