Clericalism on Trial

Lenoir, Maurice
September 1940
New Republic;9/16/40, Vol. 103 Issue 12, p379
The article examines the impact and the rationale of much clerical control in Quebec. The extent of the clergy's power is evident in almost all aspects of the province. Its holdings is approximated to be 10 percent of the total wealth of the province. The clergy also retains control over the schools and has used its accumulated authority both to enhance its position and to silence its enemies. It enables to do so due to people's way of life, educational standards and cultural achievements.


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