Christopher Columbus

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia. Screen capture, Franciscan University of Steubenville.

US Labor Secretary: America still needs Columbus Day

Oct 13, 2020

Opponents of Columbus Day are misguided in their criticism and miss the important message about unity and inclusivity that the... Read more

Christopher Columbus Portrait from Salvadoran 5 Colones 1997 Banknotes.

Christopher Columbus name won't be changed at Wisconsin Catholic high school

Jun 18, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

A Catholic high school in Wisconsin will not change its name from “Columbus Catholic High School” after a petition from... Read more

The University of Notre Dame's Main Building, which houses the murals which will soon be "covered by woven material consistent with the décor".

Notre Dame to cover prominent Columbus murals

Jan 21, 2019

A series of murals depicting Christopher Columbus' life and exploration displayed at the University of Notre Dame will be covered... Read more

Authentic Vatican Columbus Letter. Copyright US Embassy.

Stolen copy of 1493 Columbus letter returns to the Vatican

Jun 14, 2018

By Elise Harris

After spending more than a decade in a private collection in Atlanta, a copy of a 1493 letter written by... Read more