Posts with the tag: Catholic social justice

The Archivist’ Nook: From War to Welfare – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and American Catholic Life in the early 20th Century

As the United States Catholic population boomed between 1890 and 1920, national Catholic institutions evolved  to address their needs. A key player in these developments was the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Initially established in 1917 to coordinate Catholic activities related to the First World War, the National Catholic War Council evolved into the National Read More

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The Archivist’s Nook: Of Saints, Sinners, and Virtual Classrooms

One minute, there you are back in the old days, rifling through, say, some of Mother Jones’ colorful letters condemning the empty-brained dictators, and then, poof!, here you are sitting in front of your computer reading online versions of same. As mentioned in an earlier post, my job originated with University Archivist Timothy Meagher’s decision Read More

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