The Catholic Church in the United States & Europe has seen declining numbers both in regular attendance & in clergy. Scandals have torn at people's allegiance, & feelings of disappointment, disillusion, & anger have become widespread. Read more about The Crisis of Confidence in the Catholic Church by Raymond G. Helmick, S.J.
Read Tom Wall on the new eScholarship@BC, BC’s digital repository; Enid Karr on user-created “collections” in HathiTrust; David Richtmyer and Kathleen Williams on two fascinating Irish related volumes recently acquired by Burns Library; David Horn on the Emmet Larkin Papers, a large and varied collection of the papers of the famous American historian of nineteenth century Irish Catholicism; Brendan Rapple on a recent digital acquisition: the Loeb Classical Library. These articles & more from the Boston College Libraries Newsletter.
Burns Library - One Story Draws Another: Staff Selections from the Irish Collections at the Burns Library
O’Neill Level One Gallery - The Power of Youth Movements in Black History
O’Neill Level Three Gallery - Northern Sky
O’Neill Library Reading Room Gallery - The Everyman’s Library Volumes from the Collections of the John J. Burns Library
Stokes Hall - Creating Boston Common
Theology & Ministry Library - Whoever Saves a Single Life... Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust