FRIDAY
August 11, 2000
volume 11, no. 137


MILLENNIUM MILESTONES that occurred Today in Church History

Historical Events in Church Annals for August 11th:

  • 1253 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Clare of Assisi, who, with the help of her mentor Saint Francis of Assisi, founded the Poor Clares. For more, see DAILY LITURGY.

  • 1492 A.D.
  • Cardinal Rodrigo de Borja y Borgia is elected Pope Alexander VI as 214th successor of Peter, the pontiff who, by a simple mark on the maps of the new lands of America, he decided the destiny of the new continent but, by his conduct set the Church back considerably and brought scandal on the Holy See which had a great effect on the unrest that resulted in the Reformation.


August 11, 2000
volume 11, no. 137
MILLENNIUM MILESTONES


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