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Is the Catholic Church a menace to democracy?

by Knights of Columbus. Supreme Council

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Published by Knights of Columbus in St. Louis, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church and state,
  • Apologetic works,
  • Catholic Church

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPamphlet / Knights of Columbus, Religious Information Bureau -- no. 21, Pamphlet (Knights of Columbus. Religious Information Bureau) -- no. 21.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25907326M
    OCLC/WorldCa24190439

    Editor’s note: We are making “American Democracy and the Vatican: Population Growth and National Security” by our Chairman Dr. Stephen D. Mumford freely available to download. The book is as relevant and revealing today as it was when it was first published in Authors of Healing the Planet Ann and Paul Ehrlich write of the book: “Stephen Mumford dares to expose . Origins. American Anti-Catholicism has its origins in the e the Reformation was based on an effort to correct what was perceived as the errors and excesses of the Catholic Church, its proponents formed strong positions against the Roman clerical hierarchy in general and the Papacy in particular. These positions were held by most Protestant spokesmen in the .

    PLURALISM, DEMOCRACY, AND CATHOLICISM so remote that no sensible person need feel any concern about it. Indeed, the Ryan book seemed to give the lie to the protestations by American Catholic leaders that they were sincerely committed to the American principle of religious freedom and church-state separationCited by: 3.   Williams’s denunciations sound remarkably like the jeremiads of both conservative and radical Catholics today who warn of the fundamental incompatibility between Catholicism and liberal democracy, between Catholicism and a decadent, materialistic secular culture. Of course, like Williams, this contemporary Catholic critique is not entirely wrong.

    Whatever strengthens this principle [of the separation between church and state] serves the interests of American democracy; but one ought to feel grave concern over the cost Americans are paying for the achievement of this valueœfor little by litde, as the wall of separation between church and state is being built up, there goes up also a. Christian democracy is the ensemble of Catholic doctrine, organization, and action in the field of popular social questions, i.e. the vast field occupied by the proletariat, called by some (inexactly, because the term is not wide enough) the labor question.


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