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The Catholic Telegraph and Advocate

The ongoing legal disputes between the federal government and Little Sisters of the Poor and other Catholic groups opposed to providing contraceptives as part of their health insurance plans isn’t unique in American, or even local history. According to the book Faith and Action: A History of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati,

Staff Report Catholic Journalism in the 1800s was a different thing. If a diocese became an archdiocese in the U.S. today, it’d probably make the front page as soon as word reached the editor. The situation played out differently in 1850. On July 19, 1850, Pope Pius IX elevated the