The Counter-Reformation

Rev. Maurice W. Sheehan, O.F.M. Cap.

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A history of the Catholic Counter-Reformation the Church’s response to the Protestant Reformation, covering the period leading up to the Council of Trent, the Council itself, and its effects.

Six 1-hour Lectures
  1. Bibliography, Introductory Information
  2. The Prelude -- Causes of the Reformation
    Catholic Attempts at Reform to 1537
  3. The Council of Trent
  4. The Counter-Reformation Popes
    The New Religious Orders
  5. Saints & Foundresses
    France, the Field of Battle
  6. Thirty Years' War and Peace of Westphalia