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When Life is Beyond Canons. Considerations on Some Archival Documents
When Life is Beyond Canons. Considerations on Some Archival Documents

Author(s): Corina Teodor
Subject(s): Cultural history, History of Church(es), Local History / Microhistory, Recent History (1900 till today), Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), Interwar Period (1920 - 1939)
Published by: Institutul de Cercetări Socio-Umane Gheorghe Şincai al Academiei Române
Keywords: Greek Catholic church; Mureș deanery; Dionisie Decei; cohabitation; divorce; drunkenness; material shortage

Summary/Abstract: This study complements the research made on the history of the Greek Catholic deanery of Mureș, at the early twentieth century. The period is one tense for the alienation of parishes, which were joined in 1913 to the Hungarian Greek Catholic Diocese of Hajdudorog, the disruptions of the First World War were also added. In this context, the dean Dionisie Decei remained under the ruler of Blaj and faced a series of administrative, financial, social and cultural problems. Finally, he tried to oversee the morals of the Greek Catholic communities under his authority. Based on several unpublished archival documents this study captures the moral deviations of the era especially.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 18
  • Page Range: 108-118
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English