The American Revolution & the Quandary of Colonial Catholics

By |2020-04-19T08:45:55-05:00February 8th, 2011|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, American Revolution, Catholicism, Catholics in Early America Series, Stephen M. Klugewicz|

As the crisis between the mother country and colonies worsened, the colonists began to see a conspiracy against liberty being carried out by a secret cabal of evil ministers in the British government. In the perceived encroachments of the English government, the American revolutionaries again detected the awful twin specters of “popery” and arbitrary [...]