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 January 2022 November 2021 September 2021 August 2021

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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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Modern Pro-Catholic Comics

...the 1980s, Marvel would team up with Catholic writers in order to produce stories on religious figures. Francis: Brother of the Universe, (1980) Here, the cartoonist presents Francis as an almost superhero, who he alone can rebuild the Catholic Church. The comic follows his entire life with moments like Francis

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