By Brian Heffernan
The shut dating among Irish nationalism and Catholicism used to be placed to the try out whilst a pugnacious new republicanism emerged after the 1916 Easter emerging. while the IRA and the crown forces turned curious about a guerilla battle among 1919 and 1921, clergymen needed to outline their place anew.
Using a wealth of resource fabric, a lot of it newly on hand, this booklet assesses the clergy's reaction to political violence. It describes how a dead ringer for shared victimhood by the hands of the British helped to include tensions among the clergy and the republican move, and exhibits how the hyperlinks among Catholicism and Irish nationalism have been sustained.
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