About Dr. Rao

Dr. John C. Rao, D. Phil. Oxon., is Associate Professor of History at St. John's University and Director of the Roman Forum (also see the Roman Forum Facebook page). A well-regarded speaker as well as writer, Dr. Rao presents lecture series on Church history in New York and as part of the Roman Forum's Summer Symposium at Lake Garda in Italy. The New York lecture series is open to the general public, and applications for the Summer Symposium are available through the Roman Forum's website. Recordings of those and other lectures are available on Soundcloud and YouTube .


Books and longer pieces

Books and longer pieces available online include: Books in print include Removing the Blindfold: 19th Century Catholics and the Myth of Modern Freedom (Angelus Press).

Shorter pieces

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Last updated November 25, 2018.