This Week in Catholic History

On March 31, 1835, John LaFarge, Sr., was born in New York. More


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


--Cardinal Edward Egan, 82

--Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, 97

--Charles Rice, 83

--John Willke, 89

--John "Doc" Carrigg, 93

...CHn "Catholics in Time of War" memoir

Shrine of Little Flower, Michigan, named basilica

...Spotlight Archive: Basilicas of the U.S.

Fr. Robert Barron on 100th anniversary of Thomas Merton's birth

Sainthood causes advance:

...Miracle in Youngstown, OH, through intercession of Ven. Maria Casini?

...Washington, DC-born Servant of God Aloysius Schwartz

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

New book J. Laycock, The Seer of Bayside: Veronica Lueken and the Struggle to Define Catholicism


--Fr. Richard McBrien, 78

--Mario Cuomo, 82

--William E. May, 87

New book D. von Hildebrand, My Battle Against Hitler: Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich

New book K. Schmiesing, ed., Catholicism and Historical Narrative: A Catholic Engagement with Historical Scholarship

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