The Ellsworth Outrage, 1854: Or How 19th Century Jesuits Built a Global Catholicism

How did modern Catholicism become global? This talk uses a violent attack on a Swiss Jesuit in a Maine small town to tell a story about globalization in the world’s largest, most multicultural and multilingual institution. Presenter John T. McGreevy is Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History and former dean of the College of Arts and Letters.

About the Series:

Saturday Scholars: A different game plan for autumn weekends.
You are invited to join in discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times.

Each lecture and Q&A is presented in the Snite Museum’s Annenberg Auditorium on a home football game Saturday. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Learn More

September 2, 2017

Art and HistoryReligion and PhilosophyAmerican StudiesCollege of Arts and LettersHistoryJohn McGreevyReligion