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common law of nations, 89; How Mr. George holds the absolute communism of
the land, 90 ; How the new theory would subordinate the supreme authority in
society to the will of each individual, 91 ; Reasoning that runs counter to sound
princíple, 92 ; Nature of individualism, 93 ; The theory of absolute individualism
leads to inconsistency and absurdity, 94.
THE APOSTLE OF ALASKA. By Rer. Henry Van Rensselaer, S.J., . . 95
The characteristic work of Archbishop Seghers, 95 ; How he chose to labor in the
Vancouver Mission, 96 ; His zsal for the conversion of the Indians, 97; An appa-
rently miraculous restoration of health, 98; Father Seghers is made a bishop, 99;
Another visit to the Indians on the west coast of Vancouver, 100; Showing a spe-
cial predilection for Alaska, 101 ; Describing his northern journey, 102 ; The in-
dians on the Yukon river, 103 ; Return from Alaska, 104 ; His labors as coadjutor
to the Archbishop of Oregon, 105; He succeeds to that see, 106: His tribute to
Archbishop Blanchet, 107; Resigning this See to return to Alaska, 108 ; Charae-
teristic appeal for his far-off mission, 109 ; Again in the wild North, 110; Invested
a second time with the pallium, 111 ; His second trip on the Yukon, 112; Graphic
description of an adventurous journey, 113 ; How he came by his death, 115 ; His
body removed to St. Michael's, 116; Account of the wretched murderer, 117: The
most fitting monument Catholics can erect to Archbishop Seghers's memory, 118.
DOES THE END JUSTIFY THE MEANS? By Rt. Rev. James A. Corcoran, D.D. 119
A Jesuit theologian's strange oversight, 119; How “ Bishop" Coxe repeats a
threadbare false charge, 120; Paul Bert as a witness, 121 ; A mutilated quotation
from Busenbaum, 122 ; His rational solution of a knotty point, 123 ; Rev. Dr. Little-
dale's dishonesty, 124 ; Painting his own character, 123 ; Garbled quotations from
Laymann and Wagemann, 126 , The sound doctrine that all the Jesuits teach, 127;
How a German preacher met the same old charges years ago, 128 : A proud dis-
tinction for the Jesuits, 129.
An English Public SCHOOL OF A PAST GENERATION. By W. Marsham
. . 130
Some strange fancies of youth and manhood, 130: The town of Winchester and
Chancellor Wykeham's foundation there, 131 ; A first glance at the ancient
school, 132; The first objects of interest inside the gate, 133 ; An elaborate organi-
zation for such a small body, 134 ; Only a part of its founder's munificence, 135 ;
How admission to the college was secured, 136; Election ceremonies and fagging,
137; A fair proficiency attained in studies, 139; Close of the course there, 140.
ANDOVER ORTHODOXY-WHITHER AWAY? By Rev. Alfred Young, C.S.P.,. 141
A remarkable volume of theological essays, 141 ; The dominant idea presented to
us in this volume, 142 ; Strength of the Andover teaching, 143; How the essays
treat the fundamental doctrines of religion, 144; What the whole and sole purpose
of the Christian religion is, 145 ; Their affirmation of the religious keystone, 146 ;
How creation affirms itself, 147 : Theological reasoning applicable to the ethical
order, 14%; The divine idea of humanity and its ethical relations, 149 ; God's re-
generation of humanity, 150 ; What the principle of redemption here set forth
plainly shows, 151 ; Exposition of the essayist's logical position, 152: A sublime
and beautiful expression of Catholic dogma, 154 ; The Andover theologians have
not yet realized the logical consequences of their doctrines, 155 ; How the essay-
ists put a great truth, 156 ; How only & universal Christianity can be affirmed, 157.
SCIENTIFIC CHRONICLE. By Rev. J. M. Degni, SJ.,. ...
The British Association, 158 ; Induction Telegraphy, 160 ; Aluminium bronze as a
gun-metal, 161 ; Two international scientific meetings. 163 ; Minor items—two new
inventions, solar physics, 164; electric storage batteries, 165.
THE LAW OF NATURE DIVINE AND SUPREME. By His Eminence Cardinal
The relief of the poor in England, 193; Sacred foundation of the Poor Law, 194;
St. Thomas's statement of the doctrine of the Catholic Church, 195; American
comments on the Cardinal's views, 196 ; Their superiority to English comments,
197 ; How primary truths of human life are forgotten, 198.
PROFEssor HUXLEY'S DEMURRER. By Paul R. Shipman,
Huxley's definition of Materialism, 199 ; In what his demurrer consists, 200 ; His
treatment of consciousness as a function of the brain, 201; Weakness of his illus.
tration of his argument, 202; Relation of consciousness to matter and force, 203 ;
Professor Huxley against himself, 201 ; Is an effect of the same nature as its cause?
205 ; Relations of knowledge to states of consciousness, 206 ; What the mind is
capable of knowing, according to Huxley's theory, 207 ; Defensive value of his
stronghold, 208 : The file he has in this instance to bite, 209; Huxley, as well as
Homer, sometimes nods, 210.
AMERICA DISCOVERED AND CHRISTIANIZED IN THE TENTH AND ELEVEXTH
CENTURIES. By Richard H. Clarke, LL D.,
Recent memorials of the Northmen's stay on our continent, 211 ; Columbus and
the Northmen, 212; What caused the westward wanderings of the latter, 213 ;
Thorwald and Eric, 214 ; The Greenland colony of Northmen, 215 : Their exter-
mination by pestilence, 216; The Norse discoverer of the first land of our conti-
nent, 217 : Eric and Heriulf, 218; Consequences of the conversion of a king of
Norway, 219; (onversion of Leif and his voyage to the west and south, 220 ; His
German companion, Tyrker, 221; Location of Vinland, 221; It was probably the
modern Rhode Island," 222; Conflict with the Esquimaux, 223; Death and burial
of Thorvald Ericson, 224; The most remarkable expedition to Vinland was that
of Thorfin Karlsafne, 225: Vinland becomes famous in Greenland story, 226 ;
Trouble caused by Thorhall, 227 ; Records of Norse attempts at colonization 28;
More of Thorfin and Thorhall, 29; (hildren of prophecy and favorite of for-
tune, 230 ; The expedition in which Freydis flourished. 231; Devastation of the
Vinland Colony. 232: An interesting poem preserved at Copenhagen, 233 : " An-
cient Ballad of Finn the Fair," 231; Had Columbus any kniwledge of the Norse
THE PRESENT ATTITUDE OF ENGLAND TƏWARDS THE HOLY SEE. By
Arthur F. Marshall. B. A. (Oxon.),
The English attitude nota religious one, 238 ; Indifferentism the real enemy of the
Catholic Church to-day. 239 ; Distinctions between the England of to-day and that
of thirty years ago. 21; Attach and unattached members of England's national
church, 211; Anglicans condemning their own sect, 242: Oddities of life in the
Anglican ministry, 213 ; Some few Ritualists still in earnest, 244; The average An-
glican's idea of the Holy See, 213: The governmental and social phases of Eng-
land's attitude towards Rome, 216 ; Indifferentism the kernel of the whole mat-
ter, 247: What the working-classes think and say about the Pope. 219 ; Attitudes
of the thinking class, 249; They seem not to know that faith is a Divine gitt, 250;
An exceptional school of haters of Rome, 251 ; Not doctrine, but assertion of a
priestly prerogative, alarms the Ritualist, 252; Summing up the causes of Eng.
land's dread of things Roman, 253.
THE CHURCH AND HISTORICAL SCIENCE. By Prof. Charles G. IIerbermann,
The change that has of late years come over non-Catholic literature, 255; What is
meant by historical criticisin, 256: Mabillon and other masters of the art, 2:17; No-
ble rivalry of the Jesuits and the Benedictines, 258 : The Isidorian Decretals and
Constantine's Donation, 258; The Bollandists. 259; They and other (atholic writ-
ers eulogized by Protestants. 260: Multiplication and publication of ancient docu-
ments not a modern invention, 261 ; Works of men born and bred in the Catholic
Church, 262 : The great fault of historians who write to support a doctrinal thesis,
263 ; Canon Stokes on the value of the Bollandists' great work, 261; Wattenbach on
the French Benedictines, 265; Other Catholic writers of history, 266 : Very little done
in Germany before the present century. 267; Modern work done in England, 268 :
The stimulus given to historic studies by the present Pope, 269.
THE RIGHT OF INDIVIDUAL OWNERSHIP-DOES IT SPRING FROM THE
NATURAL OR THE Iluman Law? By Vgr. J de Concilio,
Statement of the two prevailing opinions among Catholics as to ownership, 270 ;
Statement of the problem as to land, 271 ; Differences between the two rules of ac-
tion, 272; Character of the jus gentium, 273; The common opinion of the Compact-
ists, 275; Objections raised by modern Catholic writers, 277 ; Admissions which
the Compactists freely make, 280 ; The sanction of the natural law an essential
condition to every human law, 281; Principles loudly proclaimed by the natural
law, 282; The Compactists deny the necessity of holding goods in private, 283 ;
Would stealing in their system be an evil act, 284; What Billuart says on the sub-
ject, 285; Views of other writers, 286 ; What makes a man a proprietor, 287; A final
reason against the Compact theory, 288 ; Summing up the argument of modern
(Catholic authors against it. 291 ; Those who have held the opinion of the Natural-
ists, 292; Opinious of theologians, 293 ; Statement of the salient points of the mod-
ern system, 294 ; Its import and significance, 295; A doubt as to the right of occu-
pancy, 296 ; Statement of other modern principles, 297 : Whenee do the rights come
to the State? 298 ; Modern authors on an objection of the Compactists, 299 ; Neces-
sity of private ownership, 301: What positions the Compactists and Naturalists
must respectively maintain, 303.
THE RE-UNION OF CHRISTENDOM. By Rt. Rev. John J. Keane, D.D., ... 304
A recent incident showing alarm in the Anglican Church, 304 ; l'ncertain position
of the Established Church in England, 306; A problem whose solution depends on
the will of God, 307; How Catholics should be disposed towards their erring breth-
ren, 308; There is little reason why we should now meet them as controversialists,
309; Futility of the “* Branch" theory, 310 ; The policy of good sense, truth and
charity, 311 ; We are bound to offer the most ample educational advantages, 312;
This is an additional reason for the establishment of the Catholic University of
GOLD FIELDS AND OTHER UNWORKED TREASURES OF IRELAND. By John
Boyle O'Reilly, .
Ireland's material resources demand our consideration, 314; Summary of her min-
eral treasures, 315; Ancient and modern evidences of a great wealth of gold, 316 :
Gold produced in Ireland in the present century, 318; Many minerals to be found
in a single mine, 319 ; A parliamentary investigation on Irish minerals, 320; Wick-
low's wealth, 321 ; Why the Irish gold tields are not worked, 322 ; Possible profit from
the workable silver in Wicklow, 323; Very little gold worked recently, 324 ; Ireland
ought to be the home of many industries, 325.
PROTESTANT INTEREST IN PATRISTIC LITERATURE. By Rt. Rev. James .1.
Corcoran, D.D., ...
The recent revival of interest in the Fathers, 327; Protestantism swallowed up in
rationalism, 328; A recent edition of St. Augustin's letters, 329 ; Reprehensible in-
dexing, 330) ; Wilful perversion of Biblical nomenclature, 331 : St. Augustine's
treatise on Christian doctrine, 332 ; Trying to pervert the belief in prayers for the
dead, 333 ; St. Augustine and creature worship, 394.
THE WEAPONS OF SO-CALLED MODERN SCIENCE. By Rev. W. Poland, S.J., 335
The animal ethics of to-day the natural outcome of Protestantism, 335; How the
old religious battle-ground has changed, 334; Danger of the quiet growth of Positiv.
ism. 337; The two great divisions of natural science, 3338 ; Character of knowledg
according to modern scientists, 339; The part played by so-called erudition, 311;
Science writing its own epitaph, 312; Scientific knowledge easy to be acquired,
313; The great work that defenders of religion have to do, 341.
FEDERAL SCHEMES TJ AID COMMON SCHOOLS IN THE SOUTHERN STATES.
By John Gilmiry Shea, LL.D.,
An educational symptom of danger to our Federal Government, 345; A well-laid
scheme to nationalize education, 346; Senator Blair's early efforts in this direction,
317; His faulty statistics, 348; His project essentially sectarian, 319; Has Congress
a right to appropriate money for public schools, 350; Senator Hawley's objection
to the Blair Bill, 351; Where the Bill now rests, 3.52: The objections to it clearly re.
stated, 353; School statistics of the Southern States 3.51; Senator Blair's revised
pamphlet, 3..7; His hatred of Catholicity, 336; How little he knows about the Jesuits,
357; Evil results of Federal control of public schools, 35%.
SCIENTIFIC CHRONICLE By Rev. J. M. Degni, S. J.,
Catholic scientific meeting, 360; Spectrum analysis and the Rowland gratings, 361;
The mineral resources of the l'nited States. 365: Isolation of fluorine and the
chemical theories, 367; Electric items, 369 ; Minor items, 371.
THE LATEST HISTORIAN OF THE INQUISITION. By Rev. R. S. Dewey, S.J., · 385
Mr. Lea's value as a teacher of history, 385; He lacks theological training neces-
sary for his subject. 336; He foresaw his difficulties, but did not avoid them, 387;
The examination necessary for every student to make, 388; An illustration in
point, 349; Mr. Lea on the Church's position in the twelfth century, 390 ; His work
deserves to be judged harshly, 391; Peculiarities of his position against the Church,
392: His utter ignorance of Catholic theology. 393; How he perverts his testimony,
391; Evidence from a medieval nu, 395: What is necessary to a correct under-
standing of the Inquisition, 396; The two capital sins of our would-be historian,
397; His favors to be regarded with suspicion, 398; The book filled with nasty
anecdotes, 399; Does it show evidence of real historical research ? 100; How he ig-
nores Catholic writers of history, 401; Mr. Lea's true worth as a teacher of history,
403; He has proved his incompetency to deal with the material he has gathered,
ART AND RELIGION. By Peter L. Foy,
The fine arts in modern civilization, 405 ; Is there a necessary relation between
religion and art ? 406; The genesis of art, 407; What religion has had to do with
the development of the fine arts, 408; How long the decadence of art has been
going on, 109, All Christian art purely religious, 110: How old is the relation be-
tween Christianity and art ? 111; The Pagan temple and the Christian Church, 412;
The primary purpose of Christian art, 113 ; Roman art declined with Roman Su-
premacy, 414; Art in the early Middle Ages, 415; The Byzantines out of line, 416 ;
Christian art in the "dark"ages, 417; Marvels of artistic beauty, 418; Inestimable
legacies bequeathed by the “dark" ages to later times. 419; Characteristics of the
later Middle Ages, 420 ; What Gothic architecture represented, 421 ; How all the
arts harmoniously worked together, 122: Where Gothic architecture bad its purest
development, 423; The religious life of the Middle Ages, 424; Real beginning and
growth of the so-called Renaissance, 426; The high place in art held by the illu-
minations, 428 ; Where the poetic inspiration of art came from, 429.
JOHANNES JANSSEN, GERMANY's GREAT HISTORIAN. By John A. Mooney, 429
The modern improvements in the method of writing history, 429 ; Janssen's con-
spicuous place as a historian, 130 : Sketch of his life, 431; Character and result of
his life of Wibald, 432; Wibald's influence on his age. 133; Janssen in the in-
tellectual life of Frankfurt, 434; His intimacy with Böhmer, 435; His services as a
student of art, 136 ; From art he digresses into history. 437; Böhmer's character and
influence, 138; Janssen adopts his views of history and historians, 139; He shows
the worthlessness of schiller as a historian, 140 ; His view of the struggle for the
Rhineland, 142; Showing France as an ally of Protestantism, 443 ; Writing the life
of his friend and teacher, 444; The growth of German rationalism, 445 ; Janssen's
estimate of Humboldt, 447 ; And of Schopenhauer, 148; Influence of religion on sci-
ence and literature, 449 ; Studies on Bunsen, 450; Politicians admitting the weak-
ness of a divided Protestantism. 452 ; The uncertain foundation of the present
German empire, 433; Effect of Bismarck's policy, 453 ; Indictment of the one
purely Protestant State, 136 ; The attention attracted in Germany by Janssen's
writings. 457; A man gifted with rare powers of observation and analysis, 458;
His great work, the "History of the German People," 460; Why Catholics should
be proud of its author, 461.
BUDDHISU AND CHRISTIANITY COMPARED. By Rev. R. Parsons, D.D., : . 462
The three universalist religions, 162:
What we know of the origin of Buddhism,
463 ; Account of the Buddha, 164; The literature bearing upon him, 466 ; De
Broglie's theory and its refutation, 467; All that we know about the Nirvana, 468 ;
The moral doctrine of Buddhism, 470; Resemblance between Buddhism and
Christianity, 471; The life of Christ and Sakya Muni compared, 472; The marvel-
lously rapid propagation of Christianity, 474; Effect of Buddhism on the people
who have accepted it, 477.
TWENTY-FOUR YEARS in BrENOS AYRES. By M. A. C., . .. · 478
Arrival of Irish Sisters of Mercy in Buenos Ayres, 478: The city was then one vast
pest house, 479; Quiet intervals between visitations of yellow fever, 480 ; Life at
Buenos Ayres and the Sisters' work, 481 ; Sketch of Mother M. Evangelista Fitzpat-
rick, 182; Revolutionary outbreak against the religious orders, 483; À terrible scene
described by an eye-witness, 481; Relations between Buenos Ayres and New Or.
leans, 485; The infidels trying to force unworthy members into religion, 487;
Withdrawal of the Sisterhood from Buenos Ayres, 189; Their voyage to Australia,
489; Mother Evangelista's residence in Adelaide, 490 ; The intellectual life of the
Order, 491; It has prospered in its new home, 492.
INDUCTION, ANCIENT AND MODERN. By Rev. R. F. Clarke, SJ., .... 493
Inductive science and modern research, 493 : Gains and losses from its use, 491 ;
Definition of induction, 195 ; Distinction between complete and incomplete induc-
tion, 496: How complete induction is of practical usefulness, 497; The weak point
of a complete induction, 498; Incomplete or material induction, 499; Cardinal Zig-
liara on the force of an induction. 500 ; Illustrations of this method of argument,
501; Why it concerns us to investigate the subject. 502; Relation of induction to
the physical laws, 03; The importance of distinguishing between certitude and
probability, 504; Character of the instances on which a law must be based, 505 ;
The method of difference, 506; A case in illustration, 507; Practical and physical
certainty, 509; The true place of the inductive methods, 510.
THE BATTLE WITH ANTICHRIST IN FRANCE By Mgr. Bernard O' Reilly, D.D, 512
The two hosts that are in conflict in France, 512; Facts justifying the title of this
article, 513; The policy to which those in authority are pledged, 514; Organization
of a revolutionary society, 515; Animated spirit of the organization, 516; Freema-
sonry coming boldly into the light of day, 518 : M. Renan as an apostle of Anti-
christ, 519; A minister taking public part. 520; Activity of Catholic life in France,
521; Movements of the Catholic forces, 522; Outcome of the zeal of Mgr. de Ségur,
523 ; Splendid results of Catholic work, 524; A splendid declaration from Arch-
bishop Richard, 525; The work of Christian education, 527; Timely words from
M. Chesnelong, 528; What the Catholic schools should do, 529 ; Hopes realized,
530; Importance of making the home truly Catholic, 531.
The New PENAL CODE IN ITALY. By John Gilmary Shea, LL.D.,
Beginning of the seizure of the Papal States, 532 ; Perfidy of Napoleon III., 533 ;
Aggressiveness of the present infidel power of Italy, 534 ; Calumny preparing
the way for robbery, 535; The Italian peasantry overburdened with taxes, 536 ;
Crime increasing and government influence waving, 537; The new penal code con-
demned on all sides, 538; The issue to which Signor Crispi has brought the Roman
question, 539; The Catholic party is the only salvation of the Government, 540 ;
The protest of the Holy Father against the Code, 541; Crispi falsifying the actual
state of the case, 612; The Chamber's discourtesy to the Bishops, 513; The Pope
compelled to lay his case before the governments of the world, 514.
THE ATTACK ON FREEDOM OF EDUCATION IN MASSACHUSET IS. By Prof.
Thomix Dwight, M.D.,
Condition of the Church in Massachusetts, 545 ; Laws concerning private schools
explained, 546; An unwarranted bill to amend the existing law, 5-17; There was
no necessity for such a measure, 548; Action of the Committee on Education, 549;
President Elliott's views on education, 350; The anti-Catholic champions heard
from, 551; Able non-Catholic opponents of the bill, 552; The two points made
clear by the discussion, 553; The political part of the anti-Catholic movement, 554.
THE CONCORD SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY. By Condé B. Pallen, Ph.D., 555
The Concord standing ground and that of the Catholics, 555; Kantism, space and
experience, 556 ; Objects and their environment, 557; An insight into the consti-
tution of space, 558; Summing up of the Concord views on space and time, 559;
The Concord doctrine of " (uusa sui,” 561 ; Concordian causality and the notion
of the Deity, 562 ; Its blunders as to the activity of the First Cause, 564; Concord
and Aristotie, 565.
THE RELATIVE INFLUENCE OF PAGANISM AND CHRISTIANITY ON HUMAN
SLAVERY. By His Eminence Cardinal Gibbons,
Views of the Holy Father and Cardinal Lavigerie, 577 ; Slavery in the civilized
world before Christ came, 578; Wretched condition of slaves in pagan times, 579;
Obvious result of an unbealthy sentiment, 580; Slavery working the debauchery of
morals, 581 ; The excesses of slavery mitigated by Christianity, 582 ; The example
set by Christ, 583; How the Church abolished distinctions between bond and free,
584; The most substantial service rendered by the Church to the slaves, 585 ; Rela-
tive influence of Paganism and Christianity on slavery, 586 : Pope Leo XIII.'s de-
nunciation of the African slave trade, 587; The Church the friend of pagan as
well as of Christian slaves, 588.
THE MYTHS OF THE “DARK” AGES. By Prof. Charles G. Herbermann, Ph.D., 589
Catholicity has nothing to fear from historical science and scholarship, 589; Dif-
ference between the old and the revised views of the Middle Ages, 590; Principles
necessary for a correct judgment of the times, 591 ; How misrepresentation is being
abandoned, 592 ; Ch of views regarding the Popes, 593 ; Gregory VII. as an ex-
ample, 594 ; The Popes of the tenth century, 596; Better men than Protestants have
been painting them,597; Prejudices dissipated by modern historical science, 598; The
Middle Ages in the world of art, 399; Influence of Aristotle's principles, 600; Char-
acter of scholasticism, 602 ; The value of mediæval philosophy, 603 : The preach-
ers of the Middle Ages, 601; The Church's deeds of charity in that time, 601; The
wonderful good exerted by the Popes, 607; Dean Maitland's view, 607; How the
Mediæval Church and her servants have been redeemed from reproach, 604 ; The
poetic literature of the Middle Ages, 611 : There was a true culture in those days,
612; Favorable views of the most profound scholars, 614.
THE LONDON Poor. By Arthur F. Marshall, B.A. (Oron.), .
The poorest class only spoken of here, 614 ; Some of the causes of poverty in Lon-
don, 615; Three terrible wrongs, 616; Constantincrease of the social causes of pov-
erty, 617; Why Sunday is a good day for studying poverty in London, 618 ; The
class that is most dangerous, and why, 619 : Sunday meetings and riots, 62); Anti-
religious propagandism in London, 621; Difference between the Catholic and non-
Catholic poor, 622; The purest innocency of Christian sentiment, 623 : isadvan-
tages of the Protestant poor, 624; Temperance and mendicancy. 625: Alms-seeking
and alms-giving, 626; The bright side of the London rich, 627; How far the evil of
poverty can be cured, 628.
THE DIOCESE OF QUEBEC UNDER EARLY British RULE. By D. A. O'Sul-
livin, LL.D (Layıl),
The change of regime in Canada, 629 : Legal inconsistencies of the first half cen-
tury of British rule, 630; The ecclesiastical administration at the time of the trans-
fer,631 ; Filling the first vacancy in the see of Quebec, 632 : Claiming the rights pos-
sessed in Catholic countries, 633 : Hard nuts for Protestant bigots to crack. 6:1; The
governor instructed to safeguard the king's supremacy, 1135 ; The policy directed
by the Duke of Portland, 636 ; An opportunity for a Protestant bigot to urge a
change, 637 ; But he did not -ucceed, 638 ; Loyalty of the Canadian clergy to the
British crown, 639; Perilous position of the Church, 610; More liberal rulers come
into power. 611; Condition of affairs at the time of the war of 1812, 642; Final sur-
render of claims by the Crown, 613.
THE CHURCH AND THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. By Mgr. Bernard O'Reilly,
The story of Babel as a warning to France, 614; Temporary success of the city of
Satan, 615; The Church and the world in the last hundred years, 616; France now
on the verge of a volcano, 617; Masterly policy of the conspirators of 1789, 618; The
Civil Constitution of the Clergy, 619; The Church enslaved and despoiled, 650 :
Substituting worldly for ecclesiastical machinery, 651; Forbidding the publication
of Pontifical letters, 652; Beginning of outrageous violence against the Catholics,
653; Servility of King Louis XVI., 674: Wholesale imprisonment of Catholics, 6.35;
Assuming absolute power of proscription. 656; Disorganization of the old military
force, 657; The massacres and the abolition of royalty, 638 ; The revolutionists
take to destroying one another, 639; The exiled French priests, 660 ; The same
policy revived in our day, 661; Magnitude of the battle in which French Catho-
lics have to engage, 662.
ANGELS AND MINISTERS OF GRACE. By M., ...
The Creation of the world, 663 ; The principal among the angels, 661; Fall of the
rebel angels, 665; Records of angels in the Bible, 666; References in the New Tes.
tament, 668; Angels as guardian spirits, 669; They guard not only the Church, but
each one of us, 670; St. Augustine's view of them, 671 ; The rulings of God's mercy
to men, 672; The honor due the angels as practised in the Western Church, 673;
The angels in the domain of poetry, 674; But the pets take a great license, 675;
David the first of poets to commemorate them, 677; Blooming of the flower from
the root of Jesse, 678 ; Treatment of the subject by Dante, 679: The great event of
Bethlehem, 680; The record of Christ's life on earth, 681: Mary's life after her
Son's ascension, 682; Her glorious assumption, 681; The hierarchies and the
choirs of angels, 685 ; Father Faber on the Angels, 686 ; Festivals of the Angels,
687; The angels in sacred tradition, 689; How artists have painted them, 690.
THE SUPPRESSION OF THE JESUITS BY POPE CLEMENT XIV. By H. L. R., 696
How enemies now use this event in argument, 696; The spirit of the age preced-
ing the suppression. 697; The advisers of the Bourbon Kings in those days, 698;
Poinbal's conspiracy against the Jesuits, 699; How the Pope was coerced, 700 ;
Clement XIV. in the Papal chair, 701 ; Two non-Catholic nations befriend the
Jesuits, 702 ; The Society suppressed by Brief, not by Bull, 703; The admirable
spirit shown by the members of the suppressed order, 704; How they were
avenged on Pombal, 705.