US Catholic History

Thumbnail cathedral basilica of the immaculate conception in denver co credit pascal pollei via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 7 1 15 1 Anti-Catholic history in US shows Church has survived and will continue, historian says

As bishops warn of current threats to religious liberty in the United States, Catholics can take heart that such challenges have faced them before,...

Thumbnail georgetown reconciliation service 2017 credit addie mena 4 cna Georgetown begins to make amends for 1838 sale of enslaved persons

Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2017 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- One hundred and seventy-nine years ago, two Jesuit priests sold 272 persons at a slave...

Thumbnail family tree research credit ed phillips shutterstock cna Looking for family history? Boston archdiocese is digitizing Catholic records

Boston, Mass., Jan 12, 2017 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- If you've been wanting to learn more about your family tree, a new online database is...