This Week in Catholic History

On April 23, 1903, ground was broken for the new Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C. More

Catholic bishops, institutions, and businesspeople have been in the headlines lately because of their conscientious objections to government regulations and mandates concerning issues such as contraception, abortion, and same-sex marriage. This conflict is only the most recent chapter in the turbulent history of the relationship between the Catholic Church and the American state. Read more...


Catholic History NewsHistoric Syracuse church to be repurposed as mosque

New Jersey Catholic history call for papers

Pope marks anniversary of Allied bombing of Monte Cassino

Rome symposium celebrates US author Flannery O'Connor

St. Louis Catholic history symposium, 11/14

Sheen miracle takes next step

Detroit foundation preserves memories of Catholic schools

New book J. Bonner, M.B. Fraser Connolly, C. Denny, eds., Empowering the People of God: Catholic Action before and after Vatican II

New book P. Kane, Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

New book U. Cadegan, All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America

"Lived History of Vatican II" conference, Notre Dame, 4/24/2014

Conference, 10/14: Jesuits and the American Experience

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