WEDNESDAY
August 23, 2000
volume 11, no. 148


MILLENNIUM MILESTONES that occurred Today in Church History

Historical Events in Church Annals for August 23rd:

  • 1285 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Philip Benizi, Confessor, Servite Prior and Superior General who was actually considered a candidate for the papacy after the death of Pope Clement IV but felt so unworthy he hid until Cardinal Hildebrand was elected and became Pope Blessed Gregory X. A great orator, Philip resigned his post as provincial in later years and spent the last years of his life in prayer and solitude.

August 23, 2000
volume 11, no. 148
MILLENNIUM MILESTONES


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