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From: "Janet" <>
Subject: Re: [SCT-ISLEOFMULL] Religion
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 19:28:54 +0100
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I'm always grateful for a bit more information. When I wrote as I did I was thinking more
recently than


----- Original Message -----
From: "Lachie Macquarie" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, June 18, 2009 4:18 PM
Subject: Re: [SCT-ISLEOFMULL] Religion


The CoS was founded at the feet of Calvin, a very well thought out
alternative to the Roman Church. It certainly wasn't created as a snub to
English Church.

The CoE, although nominally Protestant, was a quick fix to allow divorce for
'enery the eighth. If you go to very high English church you would be amazed
at the similarities betwixt the RC and the CoE. I have often heard it given
the appellation of the English Catholic Church.

2009/6/11 Janet <>

> If you are questioning why children of a Church of Scotland or Church of
> England/Roman Catholic marriage should be raised in the Roman Catholic
> faith, that is the way it was/is for the marriage to proceed. In more
> modern times the children might later decide to lapse the Catholic faith.
> Might it have been to conform to a new way of life in Canada, away from
> religious conflict, in Scotland in a desire to seek something better. By
> 1844 there was an Industrial Revolution that drove people to do anything.
> Maybe The Church of Scotland religion was a snub in the face of the Church
> of England at that time.
>
> Janet
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tom McQuarrie" <>
>
>
> :
> : Elaine said "If they were Roman Catholic it is unlikely they were from
> Mull"
> :
> : I would like to understand more of the background / history that supports
> : this statement. I am not debating the point , I know about the Jacobite
> : rebellion.
> : My family was Church of Scotland emigrated to Canada 1844 and a son
> married
> : a Roman Catholic and did not change his religion. Those children were all
> : raised Catholic. If there was such a division how could that happen?
> That
> : wife died and he remarried a Protestant (Presbyterian)lady. More kids all
> : Presbyterian.
> : I have a hunch that something occurred and till this day that family
> bends
> : over backwards not to offend their catholic cousins. I have avoided
> specific
> : names and dates as my question is general. But I have them if needed.
> : Thanks
> : Tom
>
>
>
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Lachie.

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