Was Maryland founded as a safe haven Catholic?
Maryland Day. Catholics escaping religious persecution in England saw Maryland as a safe haven. The colony even passed an act ensuring religious liberty and justice to those who believed in Jesus Christ in 1649.
Is Maryland a Catholic state?
In 1689, the year following the Glorious Revolution, John Coode led a rebellion that removed Lord Baltimore, a Catholic, from power in Maryland.
|Province of Maryland|
|Common languages||English, Susquehannock, Nanticoke, Piscataway|
|Religion||Anglicanism (de jure), Roman Catholicism (de facto)|