Catholic Telegraph Volume 13

Catholic Telegraph Volume 13

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...investigation of their cause; in consequence of which, they examined a number of witnesses, and at length, on the I6th inst. made presentment signed by seventeen of their number. We must confess our surprise at the avowal of the Grand Jury, in the presentment; that they necessarily depended on "Ea: parte evidence" in the iuvcstigzitioii of nublic facts revardiiirr the community at large, into which assurances of protection to all witnesses whose attendanco might be sought or offered. Ve conceive that it was their duty to hear the evidence on both sides, in regard to all facts connected with the late riots, and we regret that, "ea: parte eridence" should have been received in a matter of public interest, where no bill of indictment nor any particular charge had been laid before them. They seem to have assumed that one party were rioters and the other the assailed, and to have consequently, taker: the evidence of the latter, without summoning thc others before them to hear their accounts of the transaction, and thus we are not surprised at the result of their; investigations. Speaking of the causes which led to the. riots, the Grand jury ascribed them: I both tor children and adults in schools or elsewhere. Schools, dated the 14th November, 1842, as evidence that Yi P Y i the liberty of using the Bible approved of and authorised l "Among them (the regulation) I am informed one is. that the teachers shall read, and cause to be read, the Bible; by which is understood the version published by lcoiniiiaiid of King James. To this regulation we are i, forced to object inasitiuch as Catholic children are thus lled to View as authoritative aversion which is rejected by lthe church. It is not expected that I should more

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  • Paperback | 660 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,161g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236940695
  • 9781236940698