William & Mary

Book Discussion

URL:  http://ncronline.org/news/women-religious/historian-shines-light-us-sisters-contributions


Prof. Fitzgerald discusses her book in the National Catholic Reporter.

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The National Catholic Reporter (http://ncronline.org) has a story on Prof. Maureen Fitzgerald, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, and Chair of the American Studies Program. In the story, Historian Shines Light on US Sisters’ contributions,” Prof. Fitzgerald discusses her award-winning book, Habits of Compassion: Irish Catholic Nuns and the Origins of New York’s Welfare System 1830-1920.