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High Res Photo Professor of Theology
Co-Director, Institute for Latino Studies
Areas of Expertise
Catholic church, Latinos
Matovina studies Latino theology and Catholic history in the American Southwest, with a particular focus on devotions, rituals and other popular religious practices and institutions. He is the author or editor of 12 books, including “Guadalupe and Her Faithful: Latino Catholics in San Antonio, from Colonial Origins to the Present” and “Presente! U.S. Latino Catholicsm from Colonial Origins to the Present.” In addition to his scholarly work, Matovina offers presentations and workshops on Latino ministry and theology throughout the United States.
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The Los Angeles Times — Avoid despair and ‘resignation’ in the face of drug violence, pope urges in Michoacan
The Los Angeles Times — A new kind of pope’ is making a pilgrimage to Mexico
The Los Angeles Times — Pope to visit Mexican state hit by narco-violence: ‘You are living your little piece of war’
The Arizona Republic — Pope Francis to visit Mexico: Here are 4 things to expect
The Washington Post — Pope Francis is about to make Junipero Serra a saint during a historic canonization today
NBC News — Pope-Admiring Latino Youth Are the Catholic Church’s Present, Future
TIME — Pope Francis’ Preaching Style on Display in Cuba
CNN — The face of our church is changing
National Catholic Register — Mexico’s Mystery: Why Were Five Clergy Murdered Last Year?
National Catholic Reporter — Catholic leaders push immigration as pro-life issue
Deseret News — Why do religious people of color care so much about climate change?
Fox News Latino — El papa Francisco encandila a EEUU en su primer año
New York Times — A Madonna That Survived the Storm in Breezy Point
Huffington Post — Latinos and the Transformation of U.S. Catholicism
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