"To Arouse and Inform": The Knights of Columbus and United States-Mexican Relations, 1924-1937
Redinger, Matthew, The Catholic Historical Review
When Francisco I. Madero ousted the long-time Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz in 1911, he set into motion a series of events that we have come to know collectively as the Mexican Revolution. This revolution, with its relatively small beginnings, would soon grow and shake the Mexican nation to its roots. The United States, Mexico's overbearing northern neighbor, was not immune to the tremors emanating from south of the Rio Grande. For a significant part of the population of the United States, this revolution presented a challenge to something at their very soul-their Catholicity. Most Catholics in the United States, from the hierarchy's leadership in the National Catholic Welfare Conference …
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Publication information: Article title: "To Arouse and Inform": The Knights of Columbus and United States-Mexican Relations, 1924-1937. Contributors: Redinger, Matthew - Author. Journal title: The Catholic Historical Review. Volume: 88. Issue: 3 Publication date: July 2002. Page number: 489+. © 2003 The Catholic University of America Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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