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Roman Catholic Church. 

The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens
Robert NewsomRobert Newsom

As much as Dickens disliked the enthusiasm of evangelicals and dissenters, his strongest religious antipathies were aroused by Roman Catholicism, and unfortunately he was by no means unusual among English Protestants in the strength of his prejudice. For whereas the age saw a gradual but steady decline in intolerant attitudes directed against dissenters and ... ...

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