1942-1970.Origination : Lucey, Robert Emmet, 1891-1977.
A gift from Archbishop Lucey, June 25, 1970.
Robert Emmet Lucey Papers (LUC), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Correspondence concerning the Vietnam War, Lucey's trip to South Vietnam as an observer of the 1967 election, his friendship with Lyndon Johnson, his participation in the Second Vatican Council, the papal encyclical Humanae Vitae, civil rights, Latin America, and the plight of the migrant farm worker; records relating to the archbishop's residence in San Antonio; sermons, invitations, programs, clippings and memorabilia from anniversary celebrations; and records of the Bishops' Committee for the Spanish Speaking (1944-1970), the Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking (1946-1962), the Bishops' Committee for Catholic Migrant Labor (1952-1953), and the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (1941-1970).
Available in microfilm (22 reels)
Archbishop of San Antonio, 1941-1969; implemented papal directives on social justice, Catholic Action and liturgical renewal. In 1945 the U.S. bishops established a Committee for the Spanish-Speaking, with its permanent headquarters in San Antonio, designed to provide for the religious, social, economic, educational and cultural advancement of Mexican-Americans. In 1964 it merged with the Bishops' Committee for Migrant Workers.