Black Catholicism in America and Slavery1. Who were the key players (Catholic priests, black
slaves/freedman and their descendants) and the geographic locations where
Catholicism arose in the Americas?
2. What were some of the arguments for and against
Christianizing slaves from slaveholders and missionaries? What were the
difficulties and challenges for the "Christianizers"? How did the
slaves respond to the various efforts? How might you have responded to these