April 5, 2001
volume 12, no. 95

Events throughout Church History that occurred on April 5th

  • 823 A.D.
  • Pope Pascal I crowns Lothair, son of Louis Holy Roman Emperor.

  • 1355 A.D.
  • Pope Innocent VI, the fifth in the line of Avignon Popes, crowns Charles IV of Bohemia as the Holy Roman Emperor.

  • 1419 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Vincent Ferrer, a Dominican who played a key role in ending the Western Schism. For more see DAILY LITURGY

  • 1494 A.D.
  • The Florentine church Santa Maria del Fiore is struck by lightning. It would be refurbished by works of Michelangelo and Raphael who were commissioned the project before being called to Rome.

April 5, 2001
volume 12, no. 95
TIME CAPSULES in Church History
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