MONDAY
October 23, 2000
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MILLENNIUM MILESTONES that occurred Today in Church History

Historical Events in Church Annals for October 23rd:

  • 524 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius, Roman martyr who was a great statesman and philosopher and one of the most revered scholastic theologians of those living in the Middlle Ages. His greatest work was The Consolations of Philosophy, written while he was a prisoner before his death sentence.

  • 1456 A.D.
  • Death of Saint John of Capistrano, priest, religious and missionary. For more on this saint, see DAILY LITURGY.

  • 1988 A.D.
  • Pope John Paul II beatifies Blessed Nicolaus Steno also known as Niels Stensen.


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