Fifty years ago this July, the Diocese of Brownsville, Texas, was created. It was the eighth of what would be fifteen dioceses in the rapidly growing Lone Star State—the most of any U.S. state. Texas Catholicism today is the mixture of a diverse array of new parishioners and descendants of Catholics who have been present in the region for more than four hundred years. Read More...
New book P. Samway, The Letters of Robert Giroux and Thomas Merton
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Daughters of Charity hospital, founded 1858, to sever ties to Catholicism in California sale
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Obit: Cardinal William Baum, 88
Texas Missions Named World Heritage Sites
Historic "Badin Bible" comes to Notre Dame
New book M.A. Anderson, The Singing Irish: A History of the Notre Dame Glee Club
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
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