MONDAY
September 11, 2000
volume 11, no. 167


MILLENNIUM MILESTONES that occurred Today in Church History

Historical Events in Church Annals for September 11th:

  • 350 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Paphnutius, Egyptian Bishop who served as a monk under Saint Antony of the Desert before becoming Bishop. He took an active role in the Council of Nicaea in 325 and the Council of Tyre ten years later.

  • 812 A.D.
  • Election of Louis the Pious, the son of Charlemagne the Great as Holy Roman Emperor. Four years later Louis would officially be recognized and coronated by Pope Steven IV in Rome.

  • 1227 A.D.
  • The Black Plague strikes the crusaders during the Fifth Crusade, prompting Frederick II Hohenstauffen to flee rather than treating his troops. This, and other discretions prompted Pope Gregory IX to excommunicate Frederick.


September 11, 2000
volume 11, no. 167
MILLENNIUM MILESTONES


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