New Report on Politics of the Latino Church

Author: Heather Price

A new report from Notre Dame's Institute for Latino Studies and CSRS Fellows, Edwin Hernandez and David Sikkink, describes the political views and behaviors of leaders and congregants in Latino churches in Chicago. Using data from the Chicago Latino Congregations Study, conducted between 2004 and 2007, they examine the social and political views held by participants in Chicago Latino churches, the extent to which church leaders and their parishioners are involved in political activities, and whether or not church leaders influence the political participation of congregants.Read the full report