November 6, 2000
volume 11, no. 223

MILLENNIUM MILESTONES that occurred Today in Church History

Historical Events in Church Annals for November 6th:

  • 505 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Illtyd, Hermit Monk who had converted after being a fierce warrior during the Jutes-Anglo Saxon wars after the Romans had left Britain.

  • 558 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Leonard, godson of King Clovis. He is considered the "Apostle of the Franks."

  • 1406 A.D.
  • Death of Pope Innocent VII, 204th successor of Peter. Born in Sulmona as Cosma de' Migliorati he was elected on November 11, 1404. He was a man of great culture, having enlarged the faculties of Greek and Medicine, but of weak character and failed to achieve any lasting results in his efforts to solve the schism and the difficult conditions in which the Papal States found themselves.

  • 1876 A.D.
  • Death of Cardinal Giacomo Antonelli who had played a key role in Pope Pius IX's policies and the dissolution of the Papal States and the establishment of Vatican City.

November 6, 2000
volume 11, no. 223

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