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Rome and early North America: A transatlantic relationship of love and hate, 1783-1830

Événement N° 1369
Rome and early North America: A transatlantic relationship of love and hate, 1783-1830
Date : 

Mercredi 30 mai 2018

08:30 - 10:00
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Classroom - CL 130

Série : 
Événement de l'association
Qui peut assister : 
Grand public
Langue : 
Anglais

In this interdisciplinary session, the distinguished historian and scholar of religion Luca Codignola-Bo explores how Catholic archival records in the Vatican can provide new transnational approaches to Canadian religious history. Specifically, his presentation will focus on the question: what did it mean to be "Roman" Catholic during the period 1783-1830? To provide an answer, Codignola-Bo will present case studies of young Canadian and American priests who traveled back and forth between Rome and North America. These illuminating case studies – often at the margins of mainstream historiography – will provide fresh insights into the truly global nature of Catholic history and mission.

Speakers: Luca Codignola-Bo, Senior Fellow, Cushwa Center, University of Notre Dame