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Anti Catholicism

Muslims: America's New Catholics?

Carla Gardina Pestana | Posted 01.11.2016 | Religion
Carla Gardina Pestana

Long before Muslims in America faced ignorance, fear and hatred, Catholics confronted similar reactions. During the American colonial period and for ...

The Pope Is Coming to Get Us -- At Least That's What We Used to Think

Edward T. O'Donnell | Posted 09.23.2015 | Religion
Edward T. O'Donnell

Anti-Catholicism has deep roots in American history. But its hey day was the mid-nineteenth century. What sparked this surge in anti-Catholic hostility was the arrival of several million Catholic immigrants from Europe, primarily Ireland, Germany, and later Italy.

Knowing Your Neighbor Is A Powerful Force For Religious Civility

David Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Briggs

America's ability to foster and create webs of interlocking personal relationships among people of many different faiths is the key to solving the puzzle of religious pluralism.