Lecture: “Centering Black Catholics, Reimagining American Catholicism”


Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Matthew Cressler, assistant professor of religious studies from the College of Charleston, South Carolina, will discuss Black Catholic history at the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus. He will argue that centering the stories of Black Catholics requires us to reimagine our histories of American Catholicism.

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