Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute

...holic Philopatrian Literary Institute, it was organized as a fraternal setting in which young Catholic men could “cultivate and improve the minds… and aid in the diffusion of literature and education among men.”[2] Father Sourin was concerned about the lack of education of Irish and German immigrants and saw a

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Thomas Nast Anti-Catholic Cartoons

...h from the earth.” This illustrates that Nast believes that Catholicism is incompatible with American democracy and will eventually die out once people are free from the Church. Additionally, Nast’s anti-Catholic sentiment was made even clearer by the use of the Shakespeare quote that the nun, representing the Church, makes

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Education

...ok and a Bible, Wolf highlights the idea that a child’s education would be incomplete without a strong religious background. Unequal Treatment by Government One common theme expressed in Catholic cartoons on education, was the unequal treatment by the government when dealing with public and parochial schools. This issue first

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Catholic Interracial Council

...ked the unofficial end of the council. The CICP continued to have sporadic informal meetings until 1961, when it officially ceased.[18] With the installation of Archbishop John Krol, there was some hope for a revival and Father LaFarge wrote to him to reinstate the CICP.[19] However, Krol instead organized the

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