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Monthly Eclectic Magazine
GENERAL LITERATURE AND SCIENCE.
OCTOBER, 1865, TO MARCH, 1866.
7 BEEKMAN STREET,
Adventure, The, 843.
Leibnitz and Bossuet, 433.
199, 377, 507, 697, 813.
1, 221, 332, 519.
Anglicanism and the Greek Schisni, 429.
Marie Louise, Napoleon's Marriage with, 12.
Migrations of European Birds, 57.
Bell Gossip, 32.
Moricière, General De La, 289.
Malta, Siege of, 483.
Mistaken Identity, 707.
Calcutta and its Vicinity, A Ride throu
Charles II. and his Son, Father James Stuart, Procter, Adelaide Anne, Poems of, 837.
California and the Church, 790.
Rome, Facts and Fictions about, 325.
Religious Statistics of the World, 491.
Rhodes, The Colossus of, 544.
Steam Engine, The Inventor of, 211.
Saint Catharine of Siena, Public Life of, 547.
Saint Patrick, The Birth place of, 744.
True to the Last, 110.
The Eye, Inside of, 119.
Tropics, Gleanings from the Natural History of,
The Clouds and the Poor, 218.
The Bible; or, Christmas E
The Adventure, 843.
| World, Religious Statietics of the, 491.
Song of the Year, 490.
Baker, Rev. F. A., Memoir and Sermons of, 566.
Memoir and Sermons of Rev. F. A. Baker. 566.
Cobden, Richard, Career of, 860.
VOL. II., NO. 7.-OCTOBER, 1865.
Translated from the German,
MALINES AND WÜRZBURG.
A SKETCH OF THE CATHOLIC CONGRESSES HELD AT MALINES AND WÜRZ
BY ANDREW NIEDERMASSER.
both by the numerous and active as
sociations that arose everywhere, and CHARACTERS.
by the general spirit of enterprise
which they fostered. By their means, The Catholic Congresses in Belgium the spirit and principles of the Church. are of more recent date than the gen- were made known to the Catholic eral conventions of all Catholic so- laity, whose actions they were not cieties in Germany. The political slow to influence. commotions of 1818 burst the chains To these meetings may be traced, which had fettered the German directly or indirectly, whatever good. Church, and ushered in a period of was accomplished within the past sixrenewed religious life and activity. teen years in Catholic Germany ; This new and glorious era was in- every part of Germany has felt their augurated by the council of twenty-six beneficial effects; they were well German bishops at Würzburg, which suited to perform the task allotted lasted from Oct. 22 to Nov. 16, them; and have thus far at least at1848. There it was that our prelates tained the end for which they were boldly seized the serpent of German called into existence. revolution, and in their hands the ser. These meetings were associations of pent was turned into a budding rod, laymen; of laymen penetrated with the stay alike of Church and state. the spirit of faith, devoted to the
Since then sixteen years have roll- Church, and fully convinced that in ced by; sixteen general conventions matters relating to the government o have been held, each of which gained the Church, to the realization of the for its participants the respect of the liberty and independence due to the public. Powerful was the influence Church, their only duty was to listen exerted by these meetings on the re- to the voice of their pastors, and to ligious life of the laity, as is shown follow devotelly the leadi of a hier