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Q&A with Jennifer Callaghan on language in the liturgy after Vatican II

Author: Heather Gary

Jennifer Callaghan is a doctoral candidate in religious studies at Northwestern University. She received a 2015 Research Travel Grant from the Cushwa Center to support archival research for her dissertation, “Critical Mass: The Fall and Rise of Latin in the Long U.S. Catholic Liturgical Moment.”

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Interview with Will Kurtz, author of new book on Catholics and the Civil War

Author: Heather Gary

William B. Kurtz is digital historian and archivist at the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia. His first book, Excommunicated from the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America, was published in 2015 by Fordham University Press. 

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Forthcoming book tells the story of Irish-Americans' role in Ireland's Easter Rising of 1916

Author: Heather Gary

Robert Schmuhl is the Walter H. Annenberg-Edmund P. Joyce Professor of American Studies and Journalism at the University of Notre Dame. He received the 2014 Hibernian Research Award in support of his forthcoming book, Ireland’s Exiled Children: America and the Easter Rising, which will be released by Oxford University Press next month, just in time to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the Easter Rising of 1916.

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