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Recent Content

U.S. Catholic Historian: New Issue on Eastern Christianity

U.S. Catholic Historian: New Issue on Eastern Christianity

Volume 32, no. 1 (Winter 2014)



Bishop Soter Stephen Ortynsky: The First Eastern Catholic Bishop in the Western Hemisphere

Ivan Kaszczak


Becoming What We Always Were: “Conversion” of U.S. Greek Catholics to Russian Orthodoxy, 1890-1914

Joel Brady


The Liturgy and the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the United States: Change through the Decades

Mark M. Morozowich


The Maronite Church in the United States, 1854-2010

Award for outstanding paper on southern Quaker history (submission deadline June 15)

The Herbert L. Poole Award, sponsored by the North Carolina Friends Historical Society, is for an outstanding paper on a topic in southern Quaker history. Herbert Poole was the long-time director of the Guilford College Hege Library and editor of The Southern Friend: Journal of the North Carolina Friends Historical Society. Both amateur and professional historians are invited to apply.

H-AmRel is Up and Running Again

Dear H-AmRel Members,

Please forgive the long silence on H-AmRel.  The list was recently moved to the H-NET Commons and I had to undergo editor training on the new platform before I could resume editorial duties.  The list is now up and running, and I will resume regular activity immediately.

CFP: U.S. Catholic Historian -- Future issue on "Language"

CALL FOR PAPERS: U.S. Catholic Historian

Future Issue: Language

For more than thirty years the U.S. Catholic Historian has published theme-based issues relevant to the history of American Catholicism. 

An upcoming issue will address the role of language.  Contributions could include, but are not limited to, the following: