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Price, Thomas Frederick (19 August 1860–12 September 1919), Roman Catholic priest, editor, and missionary, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, the son of Alfred Lanier Price, an editor and publisher, and Clarissa Bond. Alfred Price, editor of the Wilmington Daily Journal (1848–1872), converted from Episcopalianism to Roman Catholicism in 1866. Clarissa, at the price of ostracism from her family, had converted from Methodism to Roman Catholicism before her marriage....

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Talbot, Francis Xavier (25 January 1889–03 December 1953), Jesuit priest and editor, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Patrick Francis Talbot and Bridget Peyton. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1906, taking his early studies at St. Andrew-on-the-Hudson in Poughkeepsie, New York. His philosophical (1910–1913) and theological (1918–1921) training was completed at Woodstock College, Woodstock, Maryland, where he earned an A.M. in philosophy in 1913. Talbot taught English at Loyola School in New York City from 1913 to 1916 and was an instructor of religion and English literature at Boston College in 1917–1918. He was ordained a Roman Catholic priest on 29 June 1921....

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Yorke, Peter Christopher (15 August 1864–05 April 1925), Catholic priest and social justice advocate, was born in Galway, Ireland, the son of Gregory Yorke, a fisherman, and Bridget Kelly. His father died when Yorke was six months old, and his mother remarried. Sometime in the 1870s or 1880s his mother and family immigrated to British Columbia and, after her second husband’s death, moved to San Francisco. Yorke, however, stayed in Ireland where he received most of his early education in Galway and Tuam....