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made by the Romish authorities against Protestants--that his great Rhemish annotators declare, concerning all Heretics, (and be it remembered, that, according to the Church of Rome, every voluntary, sincere, and stedfast Protestant is a Heretic) that they have " no religion--nor conscience :" that Father Gandolphy, sanctioned and lauded from the Papal palace, declares that "a Protestant” has no religious principles; and that even the Maynooth divinity class-book represents " the deadly tongues of voluntary, sincere, and stedfast PROTESTANTS, (who are Heretics, according to the same class-book) to be “ the gates of hell.” And, we would ask, does any part of the Christian religion, or any Christian religious principle, come from the gates of hell ?-Now then, we say, let the PROTESTANT PUBLIC connect these declarations of the Romish authorities, with Dr. Curtis's exterminating corollary—! They must immediately perceive that be bas let out a most important intimation-an intimation peculiarly important under the present circumstances -and one, which, we earnestly hope, will prove a seasonable and salutary warning.
But will it be believed, that since the publication of the authorized Report of the Archbishop's Charge, Dr. Curtis has persisted in the same shameful misrepresentation of his meaning ? and that he has done so, in a new letter to the newspapers !--that in a third letter, published in the Irish newspapers, "and scattered amongst the Roman Catholic populace of Ireland, he has even aggravated bis scandalous and pernicious charge against his Grace!" that in this last letter, he accuses the Archbishop of having, “after deep reflection, condemned all Catholics as baving no religion,” and as having certainly meant, and still meaning, not that Catholics hold some errors, mixed with truths, but that they have absolutely no religion at all :" this, although his Grace had expressly stated, in the authorized report of his Charge, to which' Dr. Curtis was then referring, that in the Roman Catholic Church, some of the STERLING TREASURES OF RELIGION were preserved !". And yet, in this same third letter, Dr. Curtis'assures the Roman Catho. lies of Ireland, that the Archbishop of Dublin “ must be well aware that he cannot hope to obtain mercy from his God, or to make any just atonement to the whole Catholic body, so deeply wounded;" unless he shall retract his expressions, or explain in some manner which Dr. CURTIS shall think fit to approve of, as " Christian and admissible !" Otherwise, it seems, that the Archbishop of Dublin, must be aware that he
cannot hope to obtain mercy from his God!! Really, the blind and intolerant bigotry, the presumption and arrogance of such a declaration, would suit the darkest ages of Roinisha superstition and tyranny. The spirit which it evinces, is not to be appeased by any language which his Grace could use. And even if in his Charge, he had not so much as intimated an admonition for the maintenance of the PROTESTANT FAITH against the assaults of the Church of Rome in Ireland, would his Grace thus have succeeded, in conciliating the esteem and good will of Dr. CURTIS and his brethren of the Popish Hierarchy and Priesthood. If the latter resemble their head, Dr. Curtis, he certainly would not. The Archbishop of Cashel delivered a Charge to his Clergy, nearly at the same time. He did not give to the Roman Catholic Hierarchy and Priesthood, the trouble of hearing, that he had uttered any particular admonition for the support of the PROTESTANT FAITH against the overbearing attacks of the Church of Rome; and yet, what says Dr. Curtis, in his newspaper letter; of the Archbishop of Cashel? He assures the Roman Catholics of Ireland, with a most evident and especial reference to the Charge of the Archbishop of Cashel; that such a publication is downright latitudinarianism, and worse if possible than all complained of above :” worse if possible, than all that was said by the Archbishop of Dublin.
But this article has far exceeded our usual limits, and we must stop. We ought not however to omit observing, that the shocking connection, which Dr. Cựrtis originally suggested, between the Archbishop of Dublin's Charge, and the profanation of the Roman Catholic Chapel of Ardee, has been most industriously impressed on the minds of the Roman Catholic populace throughout Ireland, by means of placards posted up in the public streets of Dublin and otỊier places, and (as we have heard,) even on the doors of Popisli Chapels and by the title-pages of cheap pamphlets. We do not accuse Dr. Curtis, of being the author of such infamous placards and title-pages : but we ask, with astonishment, why have such scandalous and dangerous proceedings, been permitted by the Roman Catholic Hierarchy and Priesthood of Ireland, at the head of whom is Dr. Curtis *?
While these infamous proceedings were going on, the LORD LIEUTENANT of IRELAND availed himself of the occasion offered by the late Address of the Clergy of Dublin, to shew the peculiarly bigb respect and estimation in which his ExcelLENCY holds the Archbishop. The Marquis Wellesley commenced his admirable Answer to the Clergy, with a well-deserved compliment to that most distinguished
We now again, earnestly call the attention of the public to the important contents of this article, at the present crisis. We have heard, that the question of concession of the political power sought for the Roman Catholic body in these countries, may be brought before Parliament in the course of the next month (February). We are hostile to concession, only because we are hostile to intolerance. For our Roman Catholic fellow-subjects generally, we have the truest respect and the kindest wishes. We heartily desire that every safe measure of conciliation may be adopted, and executed in a spirit of sincere benevolence. But we do not think, that concession of the political powers in these countries, sought by Roman Catholic leaders, would be a safe measure. Our opposition is to the dangerous tenets which their Priesthood still maintain : and our conviction of the peril of giving more extended power to such tenets, has lately been strengthened by the proceedings which we have stated in this article. We deprecate their introduction into the Legislature, or into bis MAJESTY's Council or Cabinet; and earnestly do we raise our warning voice, 'to guard IRELAND against the perils to which she would be peculiarly exposed by the increased influence of such tenets, and the removal of the due controlling power in that country, which restrains their most dangerous operation.
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