Catholic Modernity in the Americas: Land, Culture, Politics

(part of a series)

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center | McKenna Hall

Women and children in front of a mission church, black and white photo.

The Cushwa Center 50th anniversary conference will convene April 10–12, 2025, at the University of Notre Dame to explore Catholic modernity as a global reality shaped by the Church’s former peripheries—not least South and North America.

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Information on registration, lodging, and travel will be available in fall 2024. Please email any questions to

Image: Indigenous women and children in front of the mission church of Santa Teresita de Kavanayén in Venezuela’s Gran Sabana, c. 1955. Pictorial Parade via Getty Images.