Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 March 1983

416 Pages

ISBN: 9780195032680

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American Catholics

A History of the Roman Catholic Community in the United States

James J. Hennesey

Written by one of the foremost historians of American Catholicism, this book presents a comprehensive history of the Roman Catholic Church in America from colonial times to the present. Hennesey examines, in particular, minority Catholics and developments in the western part of the United States, a region often overlooked in religious histories.