Date Approved


Degree Type

Open Access Senior Honors Thesis

Department or School

History and Philosophy

First Advisor

Jesse Kauffman

Second Advisor

Ronald Delph

Third Advisor

James Egge


This project proposes lo analyze the relationship between the Roman Catholic Church and Emperor Franz Joseph of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. A careful examination of the Emperor and the Roman Catholic Church reveals the important roles that both had within the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This paper argues that the Catholic Church was a vital part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and was promoted heavily by Emperor Franz Joseph.

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