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Two Bishops --Pro and Con the War--The Metropolitan Record, Archbishop Hughes' New York organ, publishes a correspondence between that famous ecclesiastical dignitary and Bishop Lynch, of Charleston, on the subject of the secession of the Southern States and the war. The correspondence is too long for publication in our columns, and is devoted to a discussion of the merits of the issue which has been debated, ad infinitum until now there is no longer room or time for debate. It must be s
r their muskets and bear the responsibility.
Let them not send Irishmen to fight in their stead, and then stand looking on at the conflict, when, in their heart of hearts, they care little which of the combatants destroys the other."
Archbishop Hughes, in his reply, does not undertake to answer Bishop Lynch's reasoning upon the causes which have led to the war. He declares that he was a friend of peace until the war began, but does not now dare to hope for peace until he can see some sol