Tag Archive: Leo XIII

Jul 03

July 3: Churches v. Scholarship

Pope Pius X

His one achievement was to drive out of the Church what was left of Catholic scholarship.

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Jun 30

June 30: Compelling Genesis as History

The Creation by Michelangelo

Catholics were compelled to accept as genuine history the childish and derivative stories of the Creation, the Garden of Eden, the Fall, the Flood, and the confusion of languages at Babel.

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May 01

May 1: May Day General Strike (1866): Churches v. Workers

But for a brutal history of suppressing labor rights, anti-Communist hysteria, the efforts of workers and freethinkers, and the indifference of the churches, the US would be celebrating Labor Day on this day instead.

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