Any person who has had much contact with freethinking people must have been struck by the remarkable difference between those of Catholic and of Protestant origin, however much they may imagine that they have thrown off the theology that they were taught in youth. The difference between Protestant and Catholic is just as marked among […]
It was happy for the country that Queen Elizabeth found it in her interest to embrace the Protestant religion, and that, by the foolish as well as atrocious plots of the Roman Catholics, she was forced to cultivate still more strongly the affections of the Protestant party. Boast as we may of our Constitution, had […]
The fashion just now is a Roman Catholic frame of mind with an Agnostic conscience; you get the mediaeval picturesqueness of the one with the modern conveniences of the other.
I’m one of the cliffhanging Catholics. I don’t believe in God, but I do believe that Mary was his mother.
And the generalissimo, the Prime Minister of Russia, leaned on the table, and he pulled his mustache like that, and looked over at Mr. Churchill and said: “Mr. Churchill, Mr. Prime Minister, how many divisions did you say the pope had?”
Now when you speak of the Inquisition, you have to be specific as to which Inquisition you are referring. There were several of them which were spread over several countries of Europe, and which spanned a time frame of just over six centuries. Each was formed to counter a serious heretical threat to the Catholic […]
The church can, and does, freely weigh in on any aspect of life related to the society I live in. It can condemn legal abortions and decry stem cell research. It can press down on the Democratic presidential candidate and the pope can suggest Americans are “soulless,” and it is all the work of sincere […]
Catholic-baiting is the anti-Semitism of the liberals.
You will notice that in all disputes between Christians since the birth of the Church, Rome has always favored the doctrine which most completely subjugated the human mind and annihilated reason.
I think that it stands for everything most hostile to the mental emancipation and stimulation of mankind. It is the completest, most highly organized system of prejudices and antagonism in existence. Everywhere in the world there are ignorance and prejudice, but the greatest complex of these, with the most extensive prestige and the most intimate […]