This Week in Catholic History

On October 13, 1833, John Baptist Purcell was consecrated bishop of Cincinnati. More

Pope Francis canonized Serra in D.C. ceremony


Catholic History News

Pope Francis's homily at Serra canonization

New book R. Gribble, Navy Priest: The Life of Captain Jake Laboon, SJ  

Historic St. Patrick's Cathedral restoration complete

R. Barron, "Why Junípero Serra Matters Today"

Sainthood cause explored for Sister Blandina

T. Rosica, "In Lead-Up to Pope's Visit, A Reflection on Nation's First Bishop"

New book P. Samway, The Letters of Robert Giroux and Thomas Merton  

Dominican "Settlers of Ohio" commemoration set for November

Daughters of Charity hospital, founded 1858, to sever ties to Catholicism in California sale

New find: Founding father of Jamestown colony was Catholic?

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 

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

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