Results from Tag: 'founding fathers'
Happy Fourth of July! As we prepare for Independence Day, let’s do some trivia on Catholic connections in the American Revolution. Register writer Joseph Pronechen has the facts about some of the unsung Catholic heroes who made their mark at our nation’s beginnings. But first we look at important Church news in the U.S. this week: Register Editor-in-Chief Shannon Mullen discusses the Vatican’s apostolic visitation of Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas.
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In the very opening sentence of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson appeals to the authority of “the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God.”
COMMENTARY: A new book on America’s founding highlights that the stakes are high, and, as the nightly news makes clear, America is up for grabs.