Piazza, Michael

Span Dates: Interview conducted in 2007
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Volume: 137 pages


A transcript of an oral history interview with Reverend Michael Piazza as a part of the Texas Community Oral History Project. In the interview, Reverend Piazza discusses his work as a pastor in the Methodist Church, his “coming out” process, the Civil Rights movement, the development of MCC, and the Cathedral of Hope.

Hist/Bio Note

Michael S. Piazza is a spiritual visionary, author and social justice advocate who currently serves as Dean of the Cathedral of Hope, the world’s largest liberal Christian church with a primary outreach to lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered people. More information is available in his profile.

Finding Aid

A brief description is available by searching the library catalog.


The interview is located at the University of Texas Libraries.


MCC | United Church of Christ/Congregational Church | United Methodist Church | AIDS | Civil Rights Movement | Piazza, Michael