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John P. McCarthy

John P. McCarthy
John P. McCarthy is Professor Emeritus of History at Fordham University, where he chaired the annual G. K. Chesterton Conference and the Institute of Irish Studies. Dr. McCarthy contributes to Catholic World Report, Crisis Magazine, The Intercollegiate Review, National Review, and The University Bookman. He is the author of Hilaire Belloc: Edwardian Radical and Kevin O’Higgins: Builder of the Irish State, among other books.
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Despite their differing political views, the conservative Edmund Burke and the radical Daniel O’Connell played major roles in combatting the suppression of Catholics in eighteenth-century Ireland... In the past couple of decades, the Catholic Church has fallen...