Ultraviolet
Imagine the national outrage if "historically Black churches" were getting this constant treatment from skinheads, eh?
Live Mike
In 1844, not long after the anti-Catholic mobs burned churches, convents and Catholic Irish homes in Boston & Philadelphia, there was trouble in New York as well. "Are you afraid?" the city's mayor taunted Archbishop John Hughes. "Yes," was the answer. "Not for my churches but for yours. If a single Catholic church is burned here, New York will be turned into another Moscow." Then he surrounded …More
In 1844, not long after the anti-Catholic mobs burned churches, convents and Catholic Irish homes in Boston & Philadelphia, there was trouble in New York as well. "Are you afraid?" the city's mayor taunted Archbishop John Hughes. "Yes," was the answer. "Not for my churches but for yours. If a single Catholic church is burned here, New York will be turned into another Moscow." Then he surrounded his parish churches with armed Irishmen. Not a single Catholic church or convent was burned in New York. - Russell Shaw, Catholics in America: Religious Identity and Cultural Assimilation from John Carroll to Flannery O'Connor, Ignatius Press, 2016, p. 32 + Archbishop 'Dagger John' Hughes of New York, Pray for us !
Advocata
This was Our Lady