ASH WEDNESDAY
February 28, 2001
volume 12, no. 59

Events throughout Church History that occurred on February 28th


  • 869 A.D.
  • The Eighth Ecumenical Council closes at Constantinople in which the Eastern Patriarch Photius was deposed and the Greek schism ended during the pontificate of Pope Adrian II, the 106th successor of Peter.

  • 1759 A.D.
  • Pope Clement XIII allows the Bible to be translated into more languages for the benefit of evangelizing to all peoples.


February 28, 2001
volume 12, no. 59
TIME CAPSULES in Church History
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