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a religious orientation opposed to Catholicism

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Both Kevin Anderson's paper on historian Arthur Lower's anti-Catholicism and David Webster and Sarah Zwierzchowski's article on the Canada China Programme illustrate how Catholic identity was forged in both antagonistic interaction and ecumenical dialogue with Protestants.
She does not downplay the role of anti-Catholicism in the rhetoric of many revolutionaries, but she insists its significance was muted, that it was just rhetoric.
presidential election of 1928, in which anti-Catholicism doomed the chances of the Democratic candidate, AI Smith.
It is no accident that, as a Jew, he is familiar with the history of anti-Catholicism in this country and that he can relate to how such experiences of Irish-American Catholics could sensitize them to the parallel experiences of American Jews, preparing American Catholic bishops such as Cushing and Spellman to exercise their influence at the Council to move forward the agendas of its statements on religious freedom, ecumenism, and Catholic-Jewish relations.
Journalist Charles Lewis on the Vatican's "communication problem," explaining why "criticizing the Vatican shouldn't always be a sign of anti-Catholicism.
Discussions of transatlantic anti-Catholicism usually stress the shared religious and political interests of Protestants in England and the United States during the nineteenth century.
Considering the economic prosperity of that year, Governor Al Smith of New York couldn't have triumphed over Herbert Hoover but his religion created a strong wave of anti-Catholicism throughout the country--he didn't even carry his own state.
id=2189) in a statement, it was "regrettable that there are still strains of anti-Catholicism in some Protestant circles, but we find no evidence of any bigotry on the part of Rep.
This led to a great deal of hypocrisy as well as extremism, including such claims as: (1) all anti-Catholicism is fundamentally ethnic prejudice; (2) the pope would take over the White House if a man named Kennedy should move in; and (3) you're a bigot if you raise the religious issue but I am not.
Kennedy delivered a speech to Protestant ministers in Houston that is regarded as a turning point not just in that year's election but in the decline of anti-Catholicism in the United States.
He converted to a traditionalist Catholicism, in a nation where anti-Catholicism has been called "the last acceptable prejudice.
Just as anti-Catholicism was a "multiform, adaptable theme," so too were Catholic polemical forms.
BritainCOs imposition of the Quebec Act created a firestorm of anti-Catholicism in the colonies.
Griffins Anti-Catholicism and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (2004), and Diana M.