Catholics of Color - Other Resources

This section contains other digital resources that are either secondary in nature, relate tangentially to the topic of Catholics of Color, or do not directly inform the Catholic perspective:

-Dred Scott Decision – Taney, chief supreme court justice, was a Catholic.

-This transcribed document includes information about Plessy and the Citizens’ Committee from the 1890’s.

-This primary source text is about the religious sisters who were charitable with the First Lady of the Confederate States of America.

-“Catholics and the Negro” (1917) – A number of long quotes about Catholic views on slavery and the relationship between the institution and the race more generally. 

 

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