An Exchange on Rome and Irish Catholics
From the Catholic Times, November 1912.
Texts taken from Owen Dudley Edwards & Bernard Ransom (eds.), James Connolly: Selected Political Writings, New York 1974.
Proofread by Chris Clayton, July 2007.
Transcription and HTML Mark-up: Einde O’Callaghan for the Marxists’ Internet Archive.
This short, but heated exchange adds an interesting sidelight on Connolly’s attitude to religion in general, and to Catholicism in particular. As such it is an important supplement to his other writings on the topic, such as Labour, Nationality and Religion.
Father MacErlean, S.J., and a Labour Publication
An Extract from Father MacErleans’s Reply
The Controversy with Father MacErlean, S.J.
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