THURSDAY
November 16, 2000
volume 11, no. 233


MILLENNIUM MILESTONES that occurred Today in Church History

Historical Events in Church Annals for November 16th:

  • 1093 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Margaret of Scotland. For more on this saint, see DAILY LITURGY

  • 1231 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. For more on this saint, see DAILY LITURGY

  • 1511 A.D.
  • Death of Blessed John Liccio, priest and miracle worker who lived to be 111-years old.

  • 1914 A.D.
  • Pope Benedict XV, 258th successor of Peter, makes an impassioned plea for peace six weeks after he is elected. This follows up his very first encyclical Ad beatissimi Apostolarum issued two weeks earlier on November 1 to the world regarding a cry to preserve peace and not go to war.

  • 1989 A.D.
  • Six Jesuit missionary priests are shot to death, martyred by El Salvadoran troops during a bloody coup in Central America when innocent Catholics are thrust into the fray.

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