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About John P. McCarthy, Ph.D.

John P. McCarthy, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus, Fordham University, New York. He has an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has published a number of books including: "Hilaire Belloc: Edwardian Radical"; "Kevin O’Higgins: Builder of the Irish State"; and, most recently, "Twenty-First Century Ireland: A View from America."

What Happened to Catholic Ireland: An Irish-American Historian’s View

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Just like the Church in the United States, the Irish Church is enduring hard times. However, what makes it so upsetting in Ireland ... is the disappearance of what had been a Catholic society. When first coming to Ireland more than a … [Read more...]

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