Deep in History

The Southwestern Missions – Dr. James Hitchcock

February 14, 2017 No Comments

In this fascinating lecture from the 2007 Deep in History Conference, Dr. James Hitchcock, professor of history at St. Louis University, looks at the history of Catholic missions in the Southwestern United States. Beginning with the brutal conquest of the Aztecs by Cortez, and continuing to the evangelical work of Spanish missionaries, Dr. Hitchcock explores how true Catholicism came to the Central America and the Southwest United States, and why the Church doesn’t canonize conquistadores.

A full list of Deep in History lectures can be found at www.deepinhistory.com