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Spotlight: The Catholic Globe

The Community History Archives of The Catholic Globe contains nearly 40,000 historical pages from 1949-2020. 

The Catholic Globe is a weekly newspaper based in Sioux City, Iowa, that serves the Catholic community of the Diocese of Sioux City. The newspaper was founded in 1933 by Bishop Edmond Heelan, and it has been a reliable source of news, information, and inspiration for the Catholic faithful in the region for nearly a century. The Catholic Globe has been an essential part of the Diocese of Sioux City’s history, documenting its growth and evolution over the years.

The Diocese of Sioux City was established in 1902, and it covers 24 counties in western Iowa, with a Catholic population of approximately 98,000 people. The Diocese has a rich history, with many notable events and milestones over the years, including the construction of the Cathedral of the Epiphany in 1902 and the establishment of Briar Cliff University in 1930. The Diocese of Sioux City has also played a significant role in the growth and development of the Catholic Church in Iowa and beyond.

One of the most remarkable aspects of The Catholic Globe is its community history archive, which can be accessed at https://catholicglobe.historyarchives.online. The archive contains a wealth of historical information about the Diocese of Sioux City, including articles (and the photographs within them) dating back to 1949. The archive is a valuable resource for researchers, historians, and anyone interested in learning more about the history of the Diocese and its Catholic community.

The Community History Archive of The Catholic Globe provides a fascinating glimpse into the past, chronicling the many changes and challenges faced by the Diocese of Sioux City and its Catholic community over the years. From the struggles of early pioneers to the vibrant and diverse community of today, the archive offers a window into the rich and complex history of this remarkable region and religion.

The Catholic Globe and the Diocese of Sioux City have a long and proud history, and their Community History Archive is a testament to the important role they have played in the lives of countless individuals and families over the years. Whether you are a researcher, historian, or simply interested in learning more about the Catholic Church in Iowa, the archive is an invaluable resource that is well worth exploring.

Advantage believes strongly in building lasting partnerships, which is why we enter into them with the intent of shouldering our fair share. We take the burden off of the community for the ongoing costs associated with storage, hosting, development, and maintenance of their Community History Archive. We are proud to participate actively in the community’s efforts to make their collective history more accessible.

If you are outside of The Sioux City Diocese and would like to see YOUR local history online, please contact your local library, newspaper publisher, genealogical society, historical society, or educational institution, and encourage them to learn more about creating a Community History Archive like the one the Marion Public Library has created for theirs. Ask them to e-mail us at info@AdvantageArchives.com, or have them contact us at (855) 303-2727.

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