This Week in Catholic History

On July 2, 1863, Fr. William Corby issued a general absolution to Catholic soldiers about to engage in the Battle of Gettysburg. More


Catholic History News

Historic "Badin Bible" comes to Notre Dame

New book M.A. Anderson, The Singing Irish: A History of the Notre Dame Glee Club


...Cyprian Davis, 85

...Sr. Mary Ann Walsh, 68

New bookP. Mitchell, The Coup at Catholic University: The 1968 Revolution in American Catholic Education 

New bookP, Samway, The Letters of Robert Giroux and Thomas Merton 

D. Alquist, "New Light on a Tragic Tale in American History" (Msgr. Ravoux and the Sioux)

Serra canonization set for September

...Pope Francis homily: "a tireless missionary"

...Panelists address controversy

New book C. Shannon and C. Blum, The Past as Pilgrimage: Narrative, Tradition and the Renewal of Catholic History

New book P. McNamara, New York Catholics: Faith, Attitude and the Works!

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