Punch,  29 (1855), 218–219.

Guy Fawkes' Day in Vienna





Religious Authority, Religion, Education

    Responds to the decision by Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria to allow Roman Catholic bishops to 'superintend the education of the youth in all public and private schools' and to have 'the power to forbid any teaching in any study which they may consider contrary to the Papal Church'. Wonders where the 'pernicious teaching' of Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton would be 'if that authority had universally and always been enjoyed by the Roman prelates which was formerly conceded to them' by the emperor. (218)

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