Fr. Coughlin Warns Against Modern-Day Capitalists and Communists

By: Viviana Garcia

In Chicago, Illinois Fr. Coughlin addressed a crowd of Americans receptive to his message of change and defense of truths; truths not being followed by the politicians of today. Fr. Coughlin claims that Roosevelt’s new policy is going to drive workmen out of decent wages. Now, in 1936, Fr. Coughlin urges the public to take up arms and defend the truth in order that, “the communists on the one hand cannot scourge us and the capitalists on the right cannot purge us.” He asked Illinois to select candidates that would rise above their party, something that has yet to be done, he claims.

Published in: on March 4, 2011 at 4:56 am  Leave a Comment  

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