Banning Books

English: Photograph, Christ Church Cathedral, ...
Photograph, Montreal, QC, 1869 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

On November 19, 1869, the body of Joseph Guibord was buried in Montreal under police protection.

 

There had been riots in Montreal because Guibord had criticized Roman Catholic clergy for banning certain books.  Many Roman Catholics felt he should not be buried in consecrated ground.

 

 

 

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