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

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

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

08:30 - 10:00
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Where: 

Classroom - CL 130

Series: 
Association event
Who can attend: 
General public
Language: 
English

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