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Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Timothy Matovina


Most histories of Catholicism in the United States focus on the experience of Euro-American Catholics, whose views on social issues have dominated public debates. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the Latino Catholic experience in America from the sixteenth century to today, and offers the most in-depth examination to date of the important ways the U.S. Catholic Church, its evolving Latino majority, and American culture are mutually transforming one another. This book highlights the vital contributions of Latinos to American religious and social life, demonstrating in particular h ... More

Keywords: Catholicism, Euro-American Catholics, Latino Catholics, U.S. Catholic Church, American culture, American religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780691139791
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Timothy Matovina, author
University of Notre Dame