The Orthodox journal and Catholic monthly intelligencer [ed. by W.E. Andrews]. (Google eBook)

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William Eusebius Andrews
1816
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Page 184 - We have also a more sure word of prophecy ; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day-star arise in your hearts: knowing this first, that no prophecy of the Scripture is of any private interpretation.
Page 207 - I have it in particular command from his Majesty to recommend it to you to apply yourselves to the consideration of such measures as may be most likely to strengthen and cement a general union of sentiment among all classes and descriptions of his Majesty's subjects in support of the established Constitution ; with this view his Majesty trusts that the situation of his Majesty's Catholic subjects will engage your serious attention, and in...
Page 329 - Scriptures as a common school-book ; we think such a practice calculated to lessen that respect which children should entertain for them. Do you imagine it would be practicable for Protestants and Roman Catholics to unite in any system of general education for the poor ? I think it scarcely practicable. Do you conceive that any plan could be adopted in which the Roman Catholics could agree with the Protestants in teaching the Scriptures? Any portion of Scripture taught to the Catholics, to...
Page 41 - ... by a difference of religion, but likewise by a difference of political opinion ; and that the religion of every individual is in general the sign of the political party to which he belongs ; and at a moment of peculiar political interest, and of weakness in the Government on account of the mutiny of the Army, that the weaker party should suffer, and that much injustice and violence should be committed by individuals of the more numerous preponderating party. But, as far as I have any knowledge...
Page 346 - It is a scandal to the government, thus to excite people to practise the vice of gaming, for the purpose of drawing a revenue from their ruin ; it is an anomalous proceeding by law to declare gambling infamous, to hunt out petty gamblers in their recesses and cast them into prison, and by law also to set up the giant gambling of the State Lottery, and to encourage persons to resort to it by the most captivating devices which ingenuity, uncontrolled by moral rectitude, can invent.
Page 292 - entirely approve of it, and wish their children to be taught to read the Scriptures ; but the Catholic priests oppose it, and threaten the parents to deprive them of their religious privileges, if they suffer them to read the Scriptures; and they have done so in many instances. The violence of the priests is incessant they go from room to room, endeavouring to persuade the parents not to send their children. As soon as the plan and design of the schools were made known, their opposition...
Page 251 - The only way to secure permanently the existence of any establishment, civil or ecclesiastical, was to evince liberal and conciliatory conduct to those who differed from us, and to lay its foundation in the love, affection, and esteem of all within its influence. This was the true lifework of our Church ; with this it was secure against all danger ; without this every other security was futile and fallacious.
Page 134 - ... as will render it unalterable, and secure to all people the free exercise of their religion for ever, by which future ages may reap the benefit of what is so undoubtedly for the general good of the whole kingdom. It is such a security we desire, without the...
Page 290 - In what state are they with respect to their morals? Most depraved; they are exposed to every species of vice with which the streets abound...
Page 134 - ... pleased God to permit us to reign over these kingdoms, we have not appeared to be that prince our enemies would have made the world afraid of, our chief aim having been not to be the...

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