Although the American Catholic Historical Association meeting included presentations on various things like the great Chicago Fire of 1871 and Pope Pius IX, the attendees--who by definition are usually focused on the past--were very much thinking and talking about the present crisis and what the future might bring for the church.
"You cannot understand the crisis in the places in this country where it was arguably the worst without thinking about issues of race and colonialism," said Holscher, who is the new president of the American Catholic Historical Association.
This erudite book, the winner of the 2011 John Gilmary Shea Prize of the American Catholic Historical Association
, makes a valuable contribution to the burgeoning historiography on religion and the Enlightenment in Europe.
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association
, Milwaukee, WI.
A past president of the American Catholic Historical Association
, O'Callaghan (emeritus history, Fordham U.) says that for the first millennium of Christianity, bishops were elected by the clergy and people of the diocese, but they are now appointed by Rome without any significant consultation with the people they will serve.
Late Medieval and Early Modern Parish Life (Joint Session with the American Catholic Historical Association)
American Catholic Culture in the 1960s (Joint Session with the American Catholic Historical Association)
The four papers comprising this volume were originally presented at a session of a joint meeting of the American Historical Association and the American Catholic Historical Association
. The authors of the papers examine various features of indigenous religious history in selected regions of colonial Spanish America by studying, with varying emphases, the history of evangelical policy and practice among native peoples and of the differing ways Indians responded to receiving Christian doctrine.
He also belonged to the American Catholic Historical Association
and the Society of American Archivists.
Several recommendations were proffered for consideration: (1) to forge stronger connections with the American Catholic Historical Association
and other organizations that resemble ours, (2) to approach AHA again regarding access to the book exhibit, (3) to hold a pre-meeting session at AAR for ASCH members, (4) to appoint someone to serve as liaison with AAR, (5) to create a small committee of two to three people to oversee the annual spring meeting's plans, (6) to hold the spring meeting at the same time every year.
The American Catholic Historical Association
has selected Vatican Secret Diplomacy: Joseph P.
Powell is first vice-president and president-elect of the American Catholic Historical association