Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Independence Day

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?"

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