The Very Catholic Side Of Canada’s National Anthem

It took more than a quarter of a century for the Oh Canada to be « translated » into English and to this day, that version is deeply different. The original hymn is deeply Catholic, deeply french-patriotic, and it shows what it meant (and should mean) to be Canadian for those of French descent. The original hymn talks about Saint John the Baptist, about the Papacy and the Holy Mass, about evangelizing foreign nations, how the Catholic Faith would protect both home and rights. How could it have been so Catholic?
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