Catholic and Protestant antagonism in Swiss Cantons (35 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


In Switzerland, religious tensions develop into institutionalised enmities, when the Catholic Forest Cantons sign a Christian Union with Austria. This creates an antagonism with the Protestant Civic League, comprised of Zurich, Berne, Strasbourg and Constance.

Editors. "Catholic and Protestant antagonism in Swiss Cantons". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[, accessed 23 October 2016.]