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FROM THE UNION TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE III.

A.D, 1800 TO A.D. 1820.

Calm which succeeded the Union—The Irish Methodists and their Irish preachers

-Remarkable career of Gideon Ouseley, Rapid progress of Methodism-
Methodist preachers begin to baptize and dispense the Lord's Supper-Schism
in the Methodist body—The Rev. Adam Averell - Low state of Irish Pres-

byterianism–New arrangements relating to Regium Donum— The Rev. Dr.

McDowel of Dublin-His zeal and piety-Alderman Hutton of Dublin-The

Rev. B. W. Mathias -Revival among Dublin Episcopalians—The Bethesda,

the Archbishop of Dublin, and the Provost of Trinity College-Successful

labours of Mr. Mathias—Increasing number of pious ministers in the Esta-

blishment—Tighe, Maturin, Stopford, and Quarry-State of religion in Kil-

kenny–The Rev. Peter Roe and the Rev. Edward Pidgeon-Remarkable im-

pression made by Mr. Roe-Mr. Roe's Catholicity, and his treatment by his

diocesan-Society for Discountenancing Vice—The Rev. Robert Shaw of Kil.

kenny-The Hibernian Bible Society—The London Hibernian Society-

Hibernian Sunday School Society-Kildare Place Society--Priests opposed to

reading the Scriptures—The Sodality of Christian Doctrine — The Christian

Brothers—Increasing influence of the priests and its causes — The Orangemen

- Why Irish Romanism has so long maintained its ground— The number of

priests and the vigour of discipline- The regular and the secular clergy-Power

of Roman Catholic bishops-Sources of priestly income—The income of the

Roman Catholic bishops—The Vicar Capitular—The election of Roman

Catholic bishops — The Veto-George III. opposed to Roman Catholic

emancipation-Roman Catholic bishops support the Veto-Extraordinary

conduct of Dr. Milner-Dark prospects of the Romanists-Sensation created

in Ireland by proposal of Veto—The Roman Catholic bishops declare the

l'eto inexpedient-A party of the Romanists support the Veto-Captivity of

Pope Pius VII.-Resolutions of Roman Catholic bishops in 1810—Dr.

O'Conor supports the Veto and attacks the bishops—The letters of Columbanus

-The Veto sanctioned at Rome-Letters of Quarantotti and of the prefect

of the Propaganda—The Irish Romanists, headed by O'Connell, continue to

oppose the Veto—Some concessions now made to Romanists-- Exclusive spirit

in which Government was still administered in Ireland--Large sums of money

voted by Parliament to Irish Established Church—The Protestant bishops,

Mongan, bishop of Limerick --His singular history—Non-residence of Irish

Protestant clergy-Admirable character of the Protestant archbishop of

Tuam

Page 376—412

FROM THE DEATH OF GEORGE II). TO THE PASSING OF THE ACT ADMITTING
ROMAN CATHOLICS TO PARLIAMENT. A.D. 1820 TO A.D. 1829 (13th of April).

The Roman Catholic prelates, Dr. Troy and Dr. Curtis-Doyle, bishop of Kildare

and Leighlin-The incomes of the priests of Kildare --Priestly occupations
and amusements—Strict regulations of Bishop Doyle--The spiritual retreat of
1820—Zeal of Dr. Doyle-The Bible Society and the Scripture Readers'
Society-Conduct of the Protestant prelates—Dr. Magee, Protestant arch-
bishop of Dublin--His charge to the Dublin clergy in 1822-A church without
a religion and a religion without a church-Bishop Doyle replies under the
signature of J. K. L.-Doyle opposed to the reading of the Scriptures—Con.
version of Professor of Scripture in Maynooth-Public discussions between
Protestant and Roman Catholic clergy-Conversions from popery-Increased
activity and assumptions of Romanists—Pastorini and Hohenlohe-Disturbed
state of the country-Parliamentary Committees inquire into the state of Ire-
land-Examination of Archbishop Magee--Great ability exhibited by Dr. Doyle
when under examination-Continued secessions from Romanism-The second
Reformation - The Ballymena discussion-Discussions at Londonderry, Down-
patrick, and elsewhere-Discussion between Pope and Maguire-Strange
conduct of Father Thom-Libel on Protestant archbishop of Tuam-The
Roman Catholic Association and the Roman Catholic tenantry-Election at
Waterford—The Clare Election-Passing of the Roman Catholic Relief Bill-
The Oath appended to the Act .

Pare 413-434

nation of Moderator of Synod of Ulster before Parliamentary Committee in

1825—Evidence of Clerk of the Synod - The Belfast Academical Institution-

Arian influence in the Institution-Relaxed subscription to Westminster Con.

fession of Faith-Synod of 1827 in Strabane-Motion of Mr. Cooke; and

Mr. Montgomery's speech-Synod of 1828 ; and appointment of an orthodox

Examination Committee—The Remonstrance ; and secession of the Arians-

The Remonstrant Synod of Ulster-- Absolute subscription adopted by Synod

of Ulster-Rapid progress of the Synod after the Arian secession—The

Covenanters and Seceders— Professor Edgar and the Temperance Reformation

-Decree of the Propaganda relative to the election of Roman Catholic prelates

- The secret statutes of the province of Leinster-Meeting of Diocesan Synod

at Maynooth in 1831-Regulations relating to priests and chapels—Wakes and

funerals—Priests' Dues—The Confessional-Conformity to the Roman ritual —

Close residence of parish priests and curates—The spiritual retreat and the

Theological conferences-Strange omissions in the statutes--Care taken to

keep the statutes secret—Their publication-The national system of education

-Resolutions of Roman Catholic prelates in 1826 relative to National Educa.

tion-Dr. Doyle and United Education-Mr. Stanley's letter to the Duke of

Leinster-Opposition to the National system-Protest of the Protestant prelates

- Views of the Presbyterians-Synod of Ulster dissatisfied with the system-

The Rev. J. Carlile—The system modified-Meetings of Synod of Ulster in

1833 and 1834–The priests adopt the national system ---Dr. Murray and Dr.

Doyle-The crusade against tithes--Distress of the Episcopal clergy--Relief

granted to them by Government–The Church Act of 1833, and the suppression

os ten bishopricks-Abolition of church cess and first-fruits – The ecclesiastical

census of 1834–The collapse of the Orange Institute-Activity of all denomi-

nations in Ireland

Page 435–467

Appointment of Roman Catholic prelates-Father Mathew nominated for the see

of Cork and passed over-Appointment of the Rev. Paul Cullen as Roman

Catholic archbishop of Armagh-Inauguration of an Irish Ultramontane policy

--Convocation of Synod of Thurles- Proceedings of Synod of Thurles-

Decrees of the Synod relating to discipline and worship-The Synod of Thurles

and the National Schools—The Synod of Thurles and the Queen's Colleges,

Division of sentiment in Synod of Thurles-Archbishop Murray overborne by

Archbishop Cullen-Archbishop Murray and his friends rebuked by the Pope

for divulging the proceedings—The Synod of Thurles opposed to united educa-

tion-- The model schools and the Roman Catholic prelates — The school-books

of the National Board - The Scripture extracts and Lessons on the truth of

Christianity set aside - Archbishop Whately and others withdraw from the

Board-State of school education in Ireland early in the century-Opposition

to the National Board— The Roman Catholic archbishop of Tuam and the

National Board-Dr. Cullen becomes Roman Catholic archbishop of Dublin--

His influence-Roman Catholic prelates complain of the constitution of the

National Board-Roman Catholic prelates insist on denominational education

-- Steady progress of the National System of Education - The Queen's Colleges

condemned by the Pope and the Synod of Thurles—Progress of the Queen's

Colleges - Inconsistent conduct of the Roman Catholic prelates—The super.

vision of national education the duty of the State-Unreasonable demands of

Roman Catholic prelates— The Catholic University-Its progress-An endow-

ment scught for it---Failure of the application

Page 506–-526

The Queen's Colleges and religious equality- Rapid progress of Presbyterian

congregations-Manses for Presbyterian ministers - The Vaudois Deputies in
the General Assembly of 1855– The Ulster Revival - Commencement of the
Revival and its remarka'le features--Extent of the Revival - Doctrine insisted

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