Editorial Cartoons

...rtoonist for the Diocese of Cleveland’s Catholic Universe Bulletin and the National Catholic News Service. Wolf was the first cartoonist to be used weekly by The Catholic Standard and Times, with his cartoons running from 1953 to 1968. Robert F McGovern (1933-2011) Robert McGovern was an artist from Philadelphia, best

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James Buchanan materials at the Archdiocesan Archives?

...historic value. Materials in the collection offer a glimpse into state and national politics during the antebellum period, including information relating to a significant national figure. A full finding aid for the collection will be available shortly.   Archives Archives Select Month May 2022 March 2022 February 2022 January 2022

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“An Appeal to Truth”

...d, “Hardly had the German armies trodden the soil of our country, when the rumour spread among you that our civilians were taking part in military operations; that the women of Vise and of Liege were gouging out the eyes of your soldiers…” (2) The Cardinal denied these allegations and

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Irish Land War

...majority of the population (an estimated five million people). The Franco-Prussian war of 1870 and the American Civil War created an economic depression that spread to Ireland. This depression, combined with the collapse of the potato crop and a poultry cholera epidemic, led to a great deal of tenants falling

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