12 Facts About Anti-Catholicism


Anti-Catholicism's married the Catholic king of Spain and executed Protestant leaders.

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Anti-Catholicism especially crusaded for the abolition of the French language in Manitoba and Ontario schools.

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Anti-Catholicism shared patronage and power with the Catholics; all jobs and patronage were split between the various religious bodies on a per capita basis.

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Anti-Catholicism did prevent the pillaging of Catholic villages of Swedish troops by proclaiming Protestant moral superiority in 1631, while Catholic armies were plundering Saxony.

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Anti-Catholicism did not wear any armour during the Battle of Rain against the Catholics and proclaimed he was divinely chosen by God to lead the Protestants to glory, and so felt he needed no protection in battle.

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Anti-Catholicism's was hanged as a witch in 1688, four years before the much more famous witchcraft trials in nearby Salem.

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Anti-Catholicism remained strong among loyalists, some of whom went to Canada after the war while most remained in the new nation.

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Anti-Catholicism is always in alliance with the despot, abetting his abuses in return for protection to his own.

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Anti-Catholicism played a major role in the defeat of Al Smith, the Democratic nominee for president in 1928.

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Anti-Catholicism's candidacy was hampered by his close ties to the notorious Tammany Hall political machine in New York City and his strong opposition to prohibition.

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Anti-Catholicism's cause was uphill in any case, because he faced a popular Republican leadership in a year of peace and unprecedented prosperity.

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Anti-Catholicism's policies are included in what is called Josephinism, that promoted the subjection of the Catholic Church in the Habsburg lands to service for the state.

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