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RELS 213 History of the Catholic Church in the United States
Growth and development of the Catholic Church in the United States from the foundation of the first permanent Catholic colony in the 17th century to the post-Vatican II era. Focus on such questions as lay-trusteeism, nativism, Education, so-called "Americanism," national churches, Church-state relations, relations with the Holy See, various social issues, and aggiornamento.