On Independence Day (to call today's holiday the "4th of July" rather than "Independence Day" is like saying "Happy Holidays" rather than "Merry Christmas") I thought it might be good to see the connections between Roman Catholics and the Founding Fathers. So click on the links for some appropriate reading today:
George Washington's Letter to Roman Catholics
The Declaration of Independence rooted in Catholic thought?
The Carroll family of Maryland: a Dec. of Ind. signer and an Archbishop
Essay:"Abraham Lincoln: Friend or Foe of Catholics?"