How are Latinos Changing Catholic Communities in the U.S.?

UNITED STATES The Latino influence on U.S. Catholic Church is a backdrop for Pope Francis’ visit to the United States. (Los Angeles Times) Asses the religious landscape of the U.S. with MapMaker Interactive’s “Major Religions” layer. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including today’s simple MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas Read through the L.A. Times article and take a look at the … Continue reading How are Latinos Changing Catholic Communities in the U.S.?

Mapping Latino Populations in the U.S.

GEOGRAPHY Where do America’s Latino and Hispanic populations live? Flip through some new maps from the U.S. Census, and you’ll notice that while these groups are spread throughout the country, their numbers are concentrated in just a few major cities, including Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Miami, and Houston. (The Atlantic) (You may also want to consult this Pew Research study.) Use our resources to … Continue reading Mapping Latino Populations in the U.S.