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American Catholics in the War

Michael Williams

American Catholics in the War

National Catholic Council, 1917-1921 (The United States in World War I Ser)

by Michael Williams

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Published by Jerome S Ozer Pub .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL11296425M
ISBN 100891981101
ISBN 109780891981107

Although there were strong political differences between Catholics and Protestants about the reasons for fighting, none could deny that Catholics made a major contribution to the war effort and showed great valor on the battlefield. When the war began, there were million Catholics in the United States, million of them Irish. By the time of the American Revolution, 35, Catholics formed % of the million white population of the thirteen seaboard colonies. One of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence, Charles Carroll (), owner of sixty thousand acres of land, was a Catholic and was one of the richest men in the colonies. Catholicism was integral to his career.

  By the time the Civil War broke out, American anti-Catholicism already had a long history, and even dedicated war service could not eradicate it. As the war’s toll mounted, significant portions of the northern Catholic population . The Catholic Church in the United States is composed of ecclesiastical communities in full communion with the Holy See.. With 23% of the United States population as of , the Catholic Church is the country's second largest religious grouping, after Protestantism, and the country's largest Church or religious denomination. The United States has the fourth largest Catholic Founder: Bishop John Carroll.

Origins. American Anti-Catholicism has its origins in the e the Reformation was based on an effort to correct what was perceived as the errors and excesses of the Catholic Church, its proponents formed strong positions against the Roman clerical hierarchy in general and the Papacy in particular. These positions were held by most Protestant spokesmen in the . This book was all the rage when I read it a few years ago. It was an exhaustive study of the Catholic Church in the US, including ideas about the future of the American Catholic Church. It was written before , so the scandal that is currently plaguing the Church isn't touched upon/5.


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American Catholics in the War by Michael Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

(Charles E. Nolan, Archdiocese of New Orleans Catholic Southwest: A Journal of History and Culture) An informative and challanging contribution to the history of Southern Catholicism. Zanca has gathered a valuable source book for those who are studying the role of African Americans in shaping U.S.

: Hardcover. Edited by Dr. Kurtz and Fr. David Endres of the  U.S. Catholic Historian, this book promises to be a major contribution to the growing historiography on Catholics and the Civil War.

His work has appeared in such publications as Church History, Catholic Historical Review, Journal of the Early American Public, and others.

Among his published books are Theological Education in the Catholic Tradition: Contemporary Challenges (), The Roman Catholics (Greenwood, ), and People, Priests and Prelates: Ecclesiastical Democracy and the Tensions of Trusteeism 5/5(2).

"This informative book provides the first extended treatment of Catholics during the war in seven y's fine, long-overdue study illuminates the contributions of American Catholics American Catholics in the War book the Civil War era in spite of significant challenges they faced as religious and cultural outsiders."--Sean A.

Scott, author of A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War (Oxford University Press 5/5(4). After watching Catholics and the Culture War, you will have a much clearer grasp of precisely what has gone wrong in American society, how we have been betrayed by our institutions of government, and how we can draw strength from our own Christian past to.

Entries include Catholics and the labor movement, African American Catholics, American Catholic women, Catholics and the liturgical movement, and hundreds of notable individuals from comedian Fred Allen to Clare Booth Luce to Father John LaFarge to the four martyred women missioners in El Salvador/5(4).

In American Catholic: The Saints and Sinners Who Built America's Most Powerful Church, Charles R. Morris recounts the rich story of the rise of the Catholic Church in America, bringing to life the personalities that transformed an urban Irish subculture into a Cited by: The Catholic Church remains one of the oldest institutions of Western civilization.

It continues to withstand attack from without and defection from within. In his revision of American Catholicism, Monsignor Ellis has added a new chapter on the history of the Church since   The book fanned the flames of a rising anti-Catholic nativism that would lead to the creation of the Know-Nothing Party in the mid-nineteenth century, the popular American Patriotic Association (which claimed that an imminent Catholic uprising would overthrow America and result in the slaughter of all Protestants) in the late nineteenth century.

The phrase “happy death” is no stranger to Catholics, a death where a person takes advantage of an awareness of approaching bodily death to confess sins and to appear before God for the particular judgment as a penitent.

I think. Donald R. McClarey Wednesday, Febru AD 1 Comment. Thought For the Day. Written by one of the foremost historians of American Catholicism, this book presents a comprehensive history of the Roman Catholic Church in America from colonial times to the present. Hennesey examines, in particular, minority Catholics and developments in the western part of the United States, a region often overlooked in religious histories.4/5(16).

Pope Benedict XI, it is said, admires America’s religious freedom and history. I do too, especially where we have ended up. But as we focus this week on the role of Catholics in America, it’s.

Get this from a library. American Catholics in the war; National Catholic War Council, New York, Macmillan, [Michael Williams].

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, Michael, American Catholics in the war. New York, Macmillan,   Noll stated in his book The Civil War as a Theological Crisis that the Catholic position "amounted to a fundamental assessment of prevailing beliefs and practices that American protestants, whose main principles were so closely intertwined with the nation's dominant ideologies, could not deliver." Northern theologians could not understand.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of the author's thesis (Ph. DUniversity of Chicago, ). Description. Decades later, when the young nation found itself engaged in civil war, the mettle and patriotism of American Catholics would be put to the ultimate test.

Although most American Catholics resided in Northern states and cities where the percentage of German and Irish immigrants was at its highest, the South contained a small though relevant Catholic presence.

First, we need to point to the "standard" work on the subject--William Gribbin's The Churches Militant: The War of and American Religion. Gribbin published the book inand it seems like this would be a great topic to revisit, now 40 years later.

In its focus on Catholics’ participation in American politics and Catholic intellectual life, this book includes in‑depth discussions of Catholics, race, and the Civil War; Catholics and public life in the twentieth century; and Catholic education and intellectual : Leslie Woodcock Tentler.

As the Catholic population in America increased during the nineteenth century, so did hostility against them. One of the bestselling books before the Civil War (surpassed only by the Bible and Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin) was a scathing attack on the Catholic Church, The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk ().

In the years after the American Civil War, a young priest by the name of Fr. Isaac Hecker traveled around giving lectures with the aim of evangelizing both Catholics and non-Catholics alike. InFr. Hecker started a periodical which he named the Catholic World and in he founded the Catholic Publication Society to help publish and.

In the Brooklyn Catholic grammar school I attended, plenty of time in American history classes was devoted to the Civil War. The nuns proudly instructed us on the important contributions made by Catholics to the struggle – a story in my judgment that is still worth telling.Massa’s new book on anti-Catholicism in the United States from World War II to the present has been described as “a work of scholarly rigor, storytelling, and humor [an] authoritative study that reveals how American Catholics’ distinctive way of viewing the world is constantly misunderstood—and attacked—by outsiders.