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McKenna 111

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Day of Common Learning

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The Roman Catholic Church and the Catholic community in the United States has gone from a small and oft times persecuted minority to nearly one quarter of the American population over the last two centuries. This talk explores the development of American Catholicism, highlighting its historical and contemporary position as an "immigrant church," and recent advancements in ecumenism and Catholic-Protestant dialogue.

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Oct 26th, 1:00 PM

Tracing American Catholicism: From Archbishop John Carroll to Vice President Joe Biden

McKenna 111

The Roman Catholic Church and the Catholic community in the United States has gone from a small and oft times persecuted minority to nearly one quarter of the American population over the last two centuries. This talk explores the development of American Catholicism, highlighting its historical and contemporary position as an "immigrant church," and recent advancements in ecumenism and Catholic-Protestant dialogue.