The Papacy in the Modern World

College Regis College
Course Code RGH6031HS
NOTE: Basic degree students enrol in RGH3031HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

This seminar-style course examines the history and development of the papacy ca. 1500 to today, i.e., from Julius II and Michelangelo, to the French Revolution, to encyclicals and Catholic Social Teaching, to the Second Vatican Council, and to the itinerant, global papacy from Paul VI to Francis. Emphasis on changing expectations of what popes do and how they do it. Reading and discussion of primary sources, as well as key examples of recent work on these topics.

Schedule Tue
Start Time 14:00
End Time TBA
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 5
Maximum Enrolment 24
Enrolment Notes

Maximum/Minimum class size indicated includes both BD and Graduate students

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Research Paper
Short Paper
Currently Offered Winter 2020