Georgetown University, Learning From Its Sins

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The Jesuit cemetery in St. Inigoes, Md., used to be surrounded by tobacco fields.

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Over the course of roughly 150 years, those fields were worked by hundreds of slaves owned by the Jesuits.

In June, I sat in that cemetery, as a priest and a history professor at…

Source: Georgetown University, Learning From Its Sins – The New York Times

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