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Author: Maguire, John Francis, 1815-1872

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Added Date: 2016-01-07

Language: eng

Subjects: Rome (Italy), Papal States -- Politics and government, Pius IX, Pope, 1792-1878, Politics and government

Publishers: London : Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts

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Year: 1857

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CONTENTS CHAPTER I. Introduction. - The Pauline Chapel. - The Cardinals. - The Pope 1 CHAP. II. The Pope : his Birth and Education. - He studies for the Ministry. - His Malady cured. - His first Mass. - Goes to Chili. - Instance of his Charity to an English Officer. - Returns to Rome. - Is created Archbishop of Spoleto. - Difficulties of his Position. - Appointed Cardinal Bishop of Imola. - His charitable and pious Works. - Is elected Pope 18 CHAP. III. Pius IX. ascends the Throne. - Grants an Amnesty. - Terms of the Amnesty. - Enthusiasm of the People. - Machinations of the Revolutionists. - Their Policy and Objects. - Mazzini's Address to the Friends of Italian Liberty. - Difficulties of the Pope's Position. - The Pope as a Reformer. - Instances of his Affability and Goodness. - His Interest in the Education of Youth. - The Pope no Nepotist 34 CHAP. IV. Alarm of Austria at the Acts of the Pope. - Popular Demonstrations artfully promoted. - Proclamation against them. - Occupation of Ferrara by the Austrians. - Military Enthusiasm of the People. - Inauguration of the Council of State - Its Creation an Evidence of the Pope's Desire for Reform . - The Pope explains his Intentions. - Address from the Council. - Foreign Sympathy. - The Pope's Generosity to Ireland. - His Appeal in her Behalf. - State of Europe 54 CHAP. V. The Year of Revolutions. - Great Excitement in Rome. - Further Reforms demanded. - Opening of the Roman Parliament. - The War of Independence. - Its disastrous Result. - Count Rossi Prime Minister. - His Assassination resolved upon 73 CHAP. VI. Assassination of Count Rossi. - Despatch of the French Ambassador. - Inhuman Rejoicings. - Assault on the Pope's Palace. - The Pope's personal Liberty at an End. - No Excuse for this Violence 81 CHAP. VII. The personal Liberty of the Pope at an End. - He resolves to abandon Rome. - His Flight from the Quirinal. - He reaches Gaeta. - His Reception by the King and Queen of Naples 89 CHAP. VIII. The Flight of the Pope supposed to be the Downfall of the Papacy. - Former Popes driven from Rome - Pius VI. and Pius VII. - General Cavaignac's Letter. - Testimony of the "Times." - Addresses pour in on the Pope. - Offers of Hospitality 96 CHAP. IX. Confusion in Rome at the Flight of the Pope. - His Protest from Gaeta. - The Constituent Assembly convoked. - Arrival of Mazzini. - State of Rome. - Pius appeals to the Catholic Powers. - His Appeal responded to 108 CHAP. X. Profane Rites in St. Peter's. - Atrocities of the Republic. - Delusion of the Republicans. - Lord Palmerston's Advice. - Appeals to France and England. - Armed Intervention indispensable 118 CHAP. XI. The French occupy Civita Vecchia, and march on Home. - First Assault unsuccessful. - Bravery of the Besieged. - Borne surrenders. - The Pope's grateful Letter - Page 126 CHAP. XII. The Pope's Edict published in Rome. - Another Amnesty. - Rome reassumes its old Appearance. - General Reaction. - The Pope's Return announced. - His Journey. - He reenters his Capital. - Enthusiasm of the People - 133 CHAP. XIII. Disastrous Effects of the Revolution. - The Pope's Efforts to remedy them. - His daily Life. - His Audiences. - Petitions. - The Pope's Charity. - His Munificence 141 CHAP. XIV. Instances of the Pope's Charity. - More Instances. - Curious Applications. - Protestant Opinions of his Character. - He gives Audience to a Negro Slave. - His Affability to Students. - The Holy Father a Pedestrian. - Pio Nono and Father Mathew. - Public Bakeries and Model Lodging Houses established by the Pope 151 CHAP. XV. Personal Courage of His Holiness. - His Presence of Mind in the Hour of Danger. - His Visits to the Cholera Hospitals. - Not afraid of his Subjects. - Evidence of his Fearlessness - 166 CHAP. XVI. The Roman Hospitals. - La Consolazione. - San Giovanni di Calabita. - San Galicano. - San Giacomo. - Santissima Salvatore. - Santissima Trinita di Pellegrini 172 CHAP. XVII. Great Hospital of Santo Spirito. - Its Extent and Importance. - Its Foundling Hospital. - Foundlings not necessarily illegitimate. - Reasons why legitimate Children are sent in. - Average Mortality. - State of the Hospital. - Treatment and Training of the Foundlings. - Hospital of San Rocco. - Advantages of these Institutions, especially in preventing Infanticide. - Asylum for Lunatics - Page 187 CHAP. XVIII. The Roman Prisons - In a State of Transition - Beneficial Change in their Management - Religious versus Lay Officials. The Termini. - The Prison for Women. - The Solitary Cell. - Influence of the Nuns. - Reformatory of Santa Maria della Misericordia. - Reformatory della Vigna Pia 208 CHAP. XIX. Prisons of San Michele. - The Cellular and Silent Systems long practised in Rome. - The Political Prison very unlike an Italian Dungeon - 224 CHAP. XX. Asylum and Prison of the Good Shepherd. - Singular Influence of the Nuns over the Prisoners. - Model Prison of Fossombrone. - The Pope a Prison Reformer. - His Advice to Bishop Wilson 230 CHAP. XXI. Houses of Refuge. - Charitable Associations for the Defence of the Poor and the Imprisoned. - Society of S. Giovanni Decollate. - Society della Morte 241 CHAP. XXII. Education in Rome. - The Old Calumny against the Catholic Church refuted by the Educational Institutions of Rome. - Its Schools more numerous than its Fountains. - Elementary Education. - Gratuitous Education originated by Ecclesiastics. - Religious Orders devoted to the Gratuitous Education of the Poor. - The Brothers of the Christian Schools. - Their admirable System of Education 251 CHAP. XXIII. The Roman Night Schools. - The Deaf and Dumb. - Asylum of Tata Giovanni. - San Michele, a School of Industry and Art Page 262 CHAP. XXIV. Female Education. - Ample Provision for it. - Colleges and Seminaries. - English and Irish Colleges. - The Propaganda. - The Roman College. - Educational Statistics of Rome. - Its high Educational Standard 275 CHAP. XXV. Universities in the Papal States. - Their Courses and Museums. - Valuable Libraries. - Admission gratuitous. - Elementary Instruction. - Communal Schools. - Number of Students in the Universities. - The Church not afraid of the Diffusion of Education. - Mr. Macaulay quoted 288 CHAP. XXVI. Relief of the Poor. - Poverty not treated as a Crime. - Vagrancy and Imposture sternly dealt with by the Popes. - Efforts to suppress idle Mendicancy. - Modes of Relief. - Commission of Subsidies. - Charitable Institutions. - Industrial Relief 295 CHAP. XXVII. Dowries. - Monte di Pieta. - The Roman Savings' Bank. - Its Origin, its Operations, and its Success. - Its Deposits a Proof of increasing Prosperity - 308 CHAP. XXVIII. Religious Character of the Roman people. - Attendance in the Churches. - Roman Churches not merely Local. - Attendance Report from the Count De Rayneval, the French Envoy at Rome, to the French Minister for Foreign Affairs Page 432 The Christian Schools 451 Measurement of the Base Line for a Trigonometrical Survey, by Father Secchi 452 Poverty in London, treated worse than Crime 456 English Prisons not yet perfect Models 457 Criminal Statistics of the Papal States 458 The Catacombs 462 Extract of a Letter from Naples 472 Digitized by Google.
Record derived from Internet Archive. Part of the University of Toronto collection
Includes bibliographical references

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