Call for Proposals: 2020 Annual Meeting in New York

The ACHA invites submissions on any topic relevant to the study of Catholicism for its 100th Annual Meeting. Submission deadlines: March 15 (ACHA-only proposals); February 15 (joint proposals).

Of Interest: The Catholic News Archive

The Catholic Research Resources Alliance has made available, free of charge, a fully searchable, open repository of historical Catholic news publications at

Distinguished Award for Teaching awarded Anne Klejment of the University of St. Thomas

“Why learn history?,” Klejment writes in her U.S. Catholicism syllabus, “It is time travel, transporting us from ourselves and our limited perspectives and linking us to people and societies separated by time and space.”

Rev. Gerald P. Fogarty, S.J. awarded Distinguished Award for Scholarship

Fogarty was recognized for his impressive research and catalogue of publications, which include several important books and more than 80 scholarly pieces.

ACHA Newsletter: Fall 2018

ACHA President Fr. Rick Gribble, CSC, announces election results, award recipients, and provides and update on the Annual Meeting in Chicago.

All graduate students presenting at the 2019 Annual Meeting are eligible to apply for the $500 travel grants.

ACHA Newsletter: Summer 2018

ACHA President Rick Gribble introduces the Association’s new Executive Secretary/Treasurer, Professor Charles Strauss of Mount St. Mary’s University.

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Spring 2018
  • Peter Damian and the Communication of Local Reform
    • Kathryn L. Jasper
  • Beyond Guadalupe: The Eucharist, the Cult of Saints, and Local Religion in Eighteenth-Century Mexico City
    • Brian R. Larkin
  • Brown and Black Boundaries: Nazism and German Catholicism in the Summer of 1933
    • Skye Doney
  • Promoting the Poor: Catholic Leaders and the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964
    • Lawrence J. McAndrews
  • More Scholarship on Vatican Council II
    • Jared Wicks S.J.
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