It was still possible, even in that later time of anti-Catholic
preaching, for people to hold many pagan ideas, and believe themselves good church-people, notwithstanding; so we need hardly feel any surprise at the fact that Mr.
Alas, this envy may emanate in part from a lingering anti-Catholic
bigotry in American culture.
A leading Catholic newspaper has criticized Christian Coalition Executive Director Ralph Reed for endorsing a book on biblical prophecy that contains anti-Catholic
Since the weapons disposal was not publicly documented, anti-Catholic
Democratic Unionist leader Rev.
feeling may in part grow from a negative attitude toward religion generally.
In 2002 for example, a Landsberg column strongly supported condom-promoting actions by the anti-Catholic
Catholics for a Free Choice at Toronto's World Youth Day.
Out of that concern came the Know-Nothing political party, whose platform was explicitly antiforeign and anti-Catholic
. To the nativist mind, Catholics could not be good Americans because of their religion and foreign birth.
I resent your pushing your anti-Catholic
, ungodly ways upon the masses in this country".
"Salvation and social security blended seamlessly in the rhetoric of Catholic leaders, who were also aware that left unattended, the situation of the poor would be charged against them as a failed civic responsibility and would exacerbate anti-Catholic
and nativist sentiments in the culture."
Adding insult to injury, the article then labels the tone of my remarks on this subject as "anti-Catholic
"--a characterization hat I find both deeply offensive and outrageously irresponsible.
It begins with a reprint of an essay Chesterton wrote a hundred years ago, on "The Patriotic Idea," treating a typical Chestertonian theme, "We must at all costs get back to small political entities, because we must at all costs get back to reality." The other essays in the volume are impressive and wide-ranging; there is a particularly Interesting one by Sheridan Gilley on "Chesterton and the English anti-Catholic
The cartoon by Toronto artist Mike Constable is anti-Catholic
and insulting--"a slam to Catholicism and the Pope," the CCRL states.