May 8, 2000
volume 11, no. 87
|Because we are in "May Mode" during our pilgrimage, there are no sections for the next three weeks. This is because there are so few articles during this time. Therefore we recommend printing the text article below.|
1191 A.D. King Richard I and his army arrive on the shores of Cyprus.
1429 A.D. The English abandon the Siege of Orleans because of the bravery of Saint Joan of Arc.
1521 A.D. Birth of Saint Peter Canisius in Nijmegen, Netherlands who became a Jesuit and would be sent back to his homeland by the founder Saint Ignatius of Loyola himself to reconvert the Protestants. He became a Doctor of the Church
1844 A.D. Pope Gregory XVI releases his ninth and final encyclical inter praecipuas on biblical societies.
1924 A.D. Pope Pius XI issues his eleventh encyclical on reparation to the Sacred Heart which was titled Miserentissimus Redemptor
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