University of Notre Dame

George Fulcher Papers


Origination : Fulcher, George Avis
Extent : 1.6 linear feet
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Preferred Citation

George Fulcher Papers (FUL), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Records of Bishop Fulcher's service as a member of National Conference of Catholic Bishops in deliberations over the text of The Challenge of Peace , the Bishops' pastoral letter on war and peace (1983); consisting of drafts, bishops' responses, criticism from experts, files of pertinent articles (printed or mimeographed), and reactions from the Vatican and from scientists.


Ordained a priest in 1948, George A. Fulcher became Auxiliary Bishop of Columbus in 1976 and served as Fourth Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana, 1983-1984.


Catholic Church. National Conference of Catholic Bishops.
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Nuclear warfare -- Moral and religious aspects.
The challenge of peace : God's promise and our response

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