April 6, 2001
volume 12, no. 96

Events throughout Church History that occurred on April 6th

  • 1199 A.D.
  • Death of the great crusader Richard the Lionheart, King of England. This great crusader, who championed the cause for Holy Mother Church in rallying the British Isles to be literally soldiers for Christ, and led a coalition of Christians from all over Europe to the Holy Lands to rescue Jerusalem from the infidel.

  • 1203 A.D.
  • Death of Saint William of Ebelholt, canon regular who was renowned for miracles attributed to him and was canonized twenty one years after his death by Pope Honorius III.

  • 1249 A.D.
  • Another great crusader Saint Louis (King Louis IX) is captured by the infidels but would survive and return to France.

April 6, 2001
volume 12, no. 96
TIME CAPSULES in Church History
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