Centennial Exposition

...or short, it was a world’s fair featuring displays from around the country and the world. Planning for the event began in the late 1860s and would be given Congressional approval on March 3, 1871.[1] Originally, the exhibition had to be paid for entirely through private funds so thousands of

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Thomas Nast Anti-Catholic Cartoons

...olicism in two different ways, the first focused on the menace of the pope and the second dealt with the threat to the public school system. "'The Promised Land,' as seen from the Dome of St. Peter's, Rome" https://omeka.chrc-phila.org/items/show/7354 "Tied to His Mother's Apron-Strings" https://omeka.chrc-phila.org/items/show/7360 One of themes conveyed through

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Cardinal Dougherty and His Golden Jubilee

...via, Philippines. He would remain in the Philippines until 1916 when he became the Bishop of Buffalo.[6] Two years later, Dougherty returned to Philadelphia when he was named its 4th Archbishop, following the death of Archbishop Prendergast. He would be made the fourth American-born Cardinal three years later on February

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Papal Infallibility

...reason.”[2] From there the document traces the history of papal authority and the role of revelation, beginning with Peter being given the keys to the kingdom and the apostolic succession.[3] The Council then cited previous councils and Church Fathers that supported the primacy of Rome, such as the Council of

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