August 24, 2000
volume 11, no. 149

MILLENNIUM MILESTONES that occurred Today in Church History

Historical Events in Church Annals for August 24th:

  • 63 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle. The exact year of his death is up for conjecture but the Roman Martyrology affirms he was beheaded by King Astyages somewhere in Armenia after preaching the Gospel in Egypt, India, Mesopotamia, and Persia. For more, see DAILY LITURGY

  • 684 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Ouen or Owen, son of Saint Authaire. Ouen was chancellor to King Clovis II of France and served as Archbishop of Rouen.

  • 1307 A.D.
  • Pope Clement V colloborates with France's King Philip IV over the great danger of the Knights Templar by issuing a special letter to the French monarch. This letter resulted in the Templars being rounded up on October 13 the same year and condemned.

  • 1560 A.D.
  • The Protestant revolt is complete in Scotland when Mary, Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is outlawed in Scotland with no allegiance to Rome.

August 24, 2000
volume 11, no. 149

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