Kathleen Cummings

Kathleen Cummings

Professor of American Studies
William W. and Anna Jean Cushwa Director, Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism

American Studies

403 Geddes Hall
574-631-8749
cummings.23@nd.edu

Website

  • History of women and American religion
  • U.S. Catholicism

National Geographic

In Venezuela, a quest for sainthood offers proof of miracles

CNBC

President Biden is the nation’s 2nd Catholic president.

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National Catholic Reporter

Will Biden be invited to Notre Dame's commencement?

ABC News

As Biden prays for healing, Catholics clash over president’s faith

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President Biden's Catholicism could encourage expanded conversations on polarizing issues

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Today Show

How might Joe Biden’s Catholic faith guide his presidency?

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National Catholic Reporter

Joe Biden's very Catholic Cabinet

The Washington Post

JFK was greeted with rock-star support from Catholics. Biden faces a much more divided tribe.

Four Women Martyred in Service to the Poor

The New York Times

Sainted Too Soon? Vatican Report Cast John Paul II in Harsh New Light

The Washington Post

Still saintly? Vatican’s new report on McCarrick may complicate the legacy of Pope John Paul II.

The New York Times

Theodore McCarrick’s Human Sacrifices

Catholic News Service

Report’s X-ray look into U.S. abuse scandal digs up pain, hope in transparency

America

Joe Biden elected 46th President of the United States, second Catholic to ever hold office

Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Why L.A.’s archbishop might have been passed over for a cardinal’s hat

PRI

Italian teenager could become the first millennial saint

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The New York Times

An Italian Teenager Could Become the First Millennial Saint

National Catholic Reporter

A saint for our times: This man would be a relevant, revolutionary choice

NPR

President Trump Visits John Paul II Shrine To Promote International Religious Freedom

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