Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, based at the University of Notre Dame, is one of the world’s leading centers for the study of the causes of violent conflict and strategies for sustainable peace. Kroc Institute faculty and fellows conduct interdisciplinary research on a wide range of topics related to peace and justice.
Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University of Louisiana works to prepare lay men and women for more meaningful and effective ministry within the Black community and to inspire leadership among individuals of all ages.
LKCM Aquinas Funds is another mutual fund that adheres to Catholic values.
The National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus is based in New York City.
St. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart (The Josephites) is a Baltimore-based, interracial society of priests and brothers who work in 45 parishes in African-American communities.
The Catholic Diocese of San Jose, Calif., uses Facebook and Twitter to stay in touch with local Catholics.
The Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University brings the Catholic, Jesuit tradition into interdisciplinary discourse with health care. Cynthia McKenna is the coordinator of the Center.
The Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame also posts its research, which includes Hispanic housing in the United States, the future of Hispanic religious leadership, Hispanic access to health services, and Latino congregations’ civic/social involvement.
The University of San Diego Center for the Study of Latino/a Catholicism is an organization dedicated to studying the theological influence of hispanics and Catholicism on society and church in the U.S. The center maintains an extensive list of Internet resources related to U.S. Hispanic and Latin American Catholicism.