DAILY CATHOLIC    TUESDAY     January 5, 1999     vol. 10, no. 2

MILLENNIUM MILESTONES & MEMORIES: TIME CAPSULES

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Historical Events in Church Annals for January 5:

  • 1439 A.D.
  • Pope Eugene IV moves the Council of Basle from Ferrara to Florence because of both the danger of the plague and financial reasons.

  • 1531 A.D.
  • Pope Clement VII issues a stern warning, forbidding King Henry VIII to remarry after his divorce from Catherine of Aragon. The monarch's proud and haughty refusal would result in his excommunication and the break of England from Holy Mother Church.

  • 1860 A.D.
  • Death of Saint John Nepomucene Neumann, Bohemian saint who migrated to America and became a great priest and bishop. For more on him see TODAY'S LITURGY

  • 1964 A.D.
  • Pope Paul VI becomes the first Sovereign Pontiff since Peter to set foot in the River Jordan during his papal visit to Israel and Jordan. Pope John Paul II hopes to be the second when he visits, God willing, the Holy Land sometime in the Jubilee Year 2000.


January 5, 1999       volume 10, no. 2
TIME CAPSULES

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