Rev. Edward Cahill, S.J.
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Rev. Cahill (1868–1941) was an Irish Jesuit Priest and Professor of Church History and Catholic Social Doctrine. He was also a champion of Catholic social thought and its application in the “Free State of Ireland“.
Though his thoughts are presented in a pre-Vatican II mode aimed more at hardcore truth than pastoral sensitivity, Father Cahill possesses a vast wealth of understanding and offers a thorough and encompassing analysis of Catholic social teaching along with objective and irreplaceable historic data that is extremely helpful in understanding Catholic culture.
Special emphasis is given to private property distribution and Christian common law. Cahill also examines the family, economy, politics and effects of Protestantism and Free Masonry on social development