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This year, we are taking a look at several different immigrant/migrant communities in the U.S. Catholic Church--Filipino, Polish, Vietnamese, Mexican, and Black Catholics. Join us to explore their stories, their challenges, and their contributions.
Aprilfaye Manalang (bio)Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Norfolk State UniversityRecipient, John Templeton Foundation's Early Career Award
Dominic A. Pacyga (bio)Professor Emeritus of History, Columbia CollegeAuthor of American Warsaw: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Polish Chicago
Peter C. Phan (bio)Ignacio Ellacuría Chair of Catholic Social Thought, Georgetown UniversityAuthor of Vietnamese-American Catholics and Christianity with an Asian Face
Deborah Kanter (bio)Chair of Latin American & Latino History, Albion CollegeAuthor of Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican
Matthew J. Cressler (bio)Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, College of CharlestonAuthor of Authentically Black & Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration