Monthly Archives: February 2013
Part Four Of “Catholic Power: Irish American Politics” Series
The power, wealth, and glamour of the Kennedy family has contributed to their iconic status in American history. In fact, they are often referred to as “America’s… Continue reading
Part Three Of “Catholic Power: Irish American Politics” Series
During a 1908 rally celebrating the one hundred year anniversary of the Archdiocese of Boston, Bishop William Henry O’Connell declared:
“The Puritan has passed, the Catholic remains. The city… Continue reading
Part Two Of “Catholic Power: Irish American Politics” Series
Throughout history, Catholicism has been linked with fascism. In fact, many critics claim the authoritarian structure of the Church was the basis for fascism.
In 1949, Protestant author Paul… Continue reading
Groundhog Day is an annual American tradition of predicting the end of winter.
Each year, the groundhog emerges from his hole in the ground. If it’s cloudy and the groundhog can’t see… Continue reading
Part One Of “Catholic Power: Irish American Politics” Series
The 1926 International Eucharistic Congress was held in Chicago, Illinois. One million Catholics gathered and heard Cardinal Giovanni Bonzano declare that “the Church had come of age in the… Continue reading
This Week’s Song:
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In This Series Of Articles, We Will Examine What Is Possible When We Come Together
The Catholic Church was fairly small and relatively insignificant in early America. This changed in the mid 1800s, when Irish immigration flowed into the United… Continue reading