A Catholic Worker’s Thoughts on Election Day

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Today is election day in the United States. Claire Fryqvist writes about how voting as a Catholic can be difficult, “I want to vote for someone who believes that every single human life matters.” Read the rest of her essay after the jump:

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TCC Radio: Nativism and The Long Experiment of American Democracy | On Being

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Signing the Preamble to the US Constitution

“In the 1830s Catholic churches and neighborhoods were burned down.”

Authors Steve Waldman and Philip Hamburger, on the program On Being, about the forgotten and messy history of religious liberty in the United States. Hamburger speaks about the anti-Catholic and Nativist history of this country. Catholics like my great-grandfather were targeted by the Klu Klux Klan. His begins around the 32 minute mark. Listen & more after the jump:

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