This paper, the keynote address of the 2007 annual meeting at Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Seminary, delineates the events leading to the 1807 abolition of the slave trade in Great Britain and traces the roots and significance of this historic event for the Church. Davis demonstrates that the complex relationship between the Church and slavery continues to shape the experiences of Catholics today.
Davis, Cyprian O.S.B.
"1807-2007: Whose Bicentennial and Whose Abolition?,"
Journal of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium: Vol. 2, Article 5.
Available at: https://ecommons.udayton.edu/jbcts/vol2/iss1/5