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Learn the Basics

Learn the Basics

American Catholic History Classroon

National Office of Black Catholics

National Office of Black Catholics

The archives for this important African American Catholic organization is housed at a non-CRRA institution. We are providing a link to the collection because of its importance to the topic.

Comments and Suggestions

Comments & Suggestions

If you have comments or suggestions that will help make this guide more useful, please email them to Ted Bergfelt, Chair, CRRA Subject Guides Subcommittee, using the following link: Send Email


Welcome to this research guide designed to link visitors to the CRRA website to information about African American Roman Catholics. It will point the user to books and other materials in the Catholic Portal, and will directly link to relevent special collections, both print and electronic, avallable on the Internet. We hope you will find this guide useful.

Photo of Augustine Tolton, the first African American priest. Circa 1897. PD-1923. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Collections from CRRA Institutions