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Source: Truth Seeker
Source type: magazine
Document type: editorial
Document title: none
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: 5 October 1901
Volume number: 28
Issue number: 40
Pagination: 629

 
Citation
[untitled]. Truth Seeker 5 Oct. 1901 v28n40: p. 629.
 
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Keywords
Eugene A. Philbin (public statements); anarchism (dealing with); anarchism (religious response); McKinley assassination (religious response: criticism); Leon Czolgosz (religion).
 
Named persons
Eugene A. Philbin.
 
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     In addressing the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic order, at New Brunswick, N. J., September 26, District Attorney Eugene A. Philbin of New York said:

     “The country is seriously considering the question of anarchy. Different remedies are suggested, but there is only one thing which can make anarchy impossible, and that is religious education. The only way is to teach young people the Christian life. I don’t mean to say that this can be taught only by the Catholic church, but the Catholic church has taken the position of advocating religious education, and if the other churches will follow men will no longer violate laws.”

     Mr. Philbin might find his plan in full operation in Italy, Spain, Austria, and all the Catholic countries of Europe. He would also find those countries the breeding places of “anarchy,” but that need not interfere with his argument. There is also in the state prison at Auburn, N. Y., awaiting death as an assassin, a youth of anarchistic proclivities who enjoyed all the benefits of a Christian Catholic education.

 

 


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