History

Grant Kaplan August 27, 2019
Despite the long and illustrious history of the Catholic Church in Germany, in the late 19th century Catholics became the great Other to modernizing, secularizing forces.
A historical photo of the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows in Sharon, Mass. Image courtesy of American Ancestors, New England Historic Genealogical Society
A major expansion of the project will effectively double the number of parishioners whose names will be indexed in the digital archives.
Antonio De Loera-Brust August 09, 2019
Rejecting the implications of the label “minority,” Carrie Gibson tells the entire 500-year history of Spanish-speaking peoples in what is now the United States.
Matt Malone, S.J. August 09, 2019
This statue, which was permitted by an excess of imperial pride, now serves as a symbol of the humbling inflicted by the vicissitudes of history, writes Matt Malone, S.J.
Matthew Buscarino July 15, 2019
I wanted to know what it was really like to travel to the moon, but I realized that the only people who knew would not be around much longer.
Joseph McAuley July 03, 2019
Charles Carroll of Carrollton, as he became known, was a firm believer of religious liberty and an American Catholic pioneer, but his toleration of slavery was a failure of the greatest magnitude.