History of Roman Catholicism in the United States
Catholicism arrived in the colonial era, but most of the Spanish and French influences had faded by 1800. The Catholic Church grew through immigration, especially from Europe (Germany and Ireland at ...
History of Roman Catholicism in the United States - Wikipedia
Spanish missions in California - Junipero Serra and the California Missions Pt 1
Part 1 of 2 of an excerpt from a documentary profiling Father Junipero Serra and his founding of the California Missions during the mid to late 1700s. From A...
Spanish missions in Texas - San Antonio's Spanish Missions
San Antonio's spanish missions included in this movie: 1. Mission San José 2. Mission Concepción 3. Mission San Juan Carpistrano 4. Mission San Frnacisco de ...
Spanish missions in Texas - Mission San Juan Capistrano in San Antonio Texas
Mission San Juan Capistrano, one of the Old Spanish missions in San Antonio, Texas. Father David Garcia asks for support for the Las Misiones campaign. Video...
Spanish missions in Texas - Texas Before The Alamo film-trailer - iPhone.m4v
TEXAS BEFORE THE ALAMO Spanish Captain Diego Ramon founded Mission San Francisco de Solano on March 1, 1700 near the Rio Grande River in Coahuila, Mexico. In...
Spanish missions in Florida
Beginning in the second half of the 16th century, the Kingdom of Spain established a number of missions throughout la Florida in order to convert the Indians to Christianity, to facilitate control of ...
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Spanish missions in Georgia
The Spanish missions in Georgia comprise a series of religious outposts established by Spanish Catholics in order to spread the Christian doctrine among the local Native Americans. The Spanish chapter...
Spanish missions in Georgia - Wikipedia
Spanish missions in California
The Spanish missions in Alta California comprise a series of 21 religious and military outposts; established by Catholic priests of the Franciscan order between 1769 and 1833, to spread Christianity a...
Spanish missions in California - Wikipedia
Spanish missions in Arizona
Beginning in the 16th century Spain established missions throughout New Spain (consisting of Mexico and portions of what today are the Southwestern United States) in order to facilitate colonization o...
Spanish missions in Arizona - Wikipedia
Spanish missions in Texas
The Spanish Missions in Texas comprise a series of religious outposts established by Spanish Catholic Dominicans, Jesuits, and Franciscans to spread the Christian doctrine among area Native Americans,...
Spanish missions in Texas - Wikipedia
Spanish missions in New Mexico
The Spanish Missions in New Mexico were a series of religious outposts in the Province of Santa Fe de Nuevo México — present day New Mexico. They were established by Franciscan friars under charter f...
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Louisiana (New France)
Louisiana (French: La Louisiane; by 1879, La Louisiane française) or French Louisiana was an administrative district of New France. Under French control 1682–1762 and 1802–04, the area was named i...
Louisiana (New France) - Wikipedia
French colonization of the Americas
The French colonization of the Americas began in the 16th century, and continued on into the following centuries as France established a colonial empire in the Western Hemisphere. France founded colon...
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore
The Metropolitan Archdiocese of Baltimore (Latin: Archidioecesis Baltimorensis) is the premier "see" of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. The archdiocese comprises the largest metrop...
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore - Wikipedia
Catholic Church and slavery
The issue of slavery was one that was historically treated with concern by the Catholic Church. In 1965 the Second Vatican Council declared that forced slavery was an infamy that dishonored the Creato...
Catholic Church and slavery - Wikipedia
Knights of Labor
The Knights of Labor (K of L), officially Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor, was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the 1880s. Its most important lead...
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Americanism (heresy)
Coined in the nineteenth century, in Roman Catholic use the term Americanism referred to a group of related heresies which were defined as the endorsement of the separation of church and state. Europe...
Americanism (heresy) - Wikipedia
Oregon Compulsory Education Act
The Compulsory Education Act or Oregon School Law was a 1922 law in the U.S. state of Oregon that required school age children to attend only public schools. The United States Supreme Court later stru...
United States presidential election, 1928
The United States presidential election of 1928 was the 36th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1928. Herbert Hoover was nominated as the Republican candidate, as incumbe...
United States presidential election, 1928 - Wikipedia
Catholic Worker Movement
The Catholic Worker Movement is a collection of autonomous communities of Catholics and their associates founded by Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin in 1933. Its aim is to "live in accordance with the ju...
United States presidential election, 1960
The United States presidential election of 1960 was the 44th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960. The Republican Party nominated incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon...
United States presidential election, 1960 - Wikipedia
Sanctuary movement
The Sanctuary Movement was a religious and political campaign in the United States that began in the early 1980s to provide safe-haven for Central American refugees fleeing civil conflict. It responde...
Sanctuary movement - Wikipedia
Catholic sex abuse scandal in the United States
Catholic sex abuse cases in the United States are a series of lawsuits, criminal prosecutions, and scandals over sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy.The issue of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic...
Roman Catholicism's links with political authorities
The relations between the Catholic Church and the state have been constantly evolving with various forms of government, some of them controversial in retrospect. In its history it has had to deal with...
Separation of church and state
The separation of church and state is a description for the distance in the relationship between organized religion and the nation state. It may refer to creating a secular state, with or without expl...
Sex, gender and the Roman Catholic Church
Sex and gender roles in the Roman Catholic Church have been the subject of both intrigue and controversy throughout the Church's history. The cultural influence of the Catholic Church has been vast, p...
Sex, gender and the Roman Catholic Church - Wikipedia
Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo
Mission San Carlos Borroméo del río Carmelo, also known as the Carmel Mission or Mission Carmel, is a Roman Catholic mission church in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. It is on the National Register of ...
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Mission San Francisco de Asís
Mission San Francisco de Asís, or Mission Dolores, is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco and the seventh religious settlement established as part of the California chain of missions. The ...
Mission San Francisco de Asís - Wikipedia
Mission San Juan Bautista
Mission San Juan Bautista is a Spanish mission in San Juan Bautista, San Benito County, California. Founded on June 24, 1797 by Fermín Lasuén of the Franciscan order, the mission was the fifteenth of ...
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Architecture of the California missions
The architecture of the California missions was influenced by several factors, those being the limitations in the construction materials that were on hand, an overall lack of skilled labor, and a desi...
Architecture of the California missions - Wikipedia