DAILY CATHOLIC     WEDNESDAY     August 11, 1999     vol. 10, no. 150

MILLENNIUM MILESTONES & MEMORIES: TIME CAPSULES

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Historical Events in Church Annals for August 11:

  • 1253 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Clare of Assisi, who, with the help of her mentor Saint Francis of Assisi, founded the Poor Clares. For more, see DAILY LITURGY.

  • 1492 A.D.
  • Cardinal Rodrigo de Borja y Borgia is elected Pope Alexander VI as 214th successor of Peter, the pontiff who, by a simple mark on the maps of the new lands of America, he decided the destiny of the new continent but, by his conduct set the Church back considerably and brought scandal on the Holy See which had a great effect on the unrest that resulted in the Reformation.


August 11, 1999 WEDNESDAY       volume 10, no. 150
TIME CAPSULES

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