DAILY CATHOLIC    TUESDAY     March 23, 1999     vol. 10, no. 57

MILLENNIUM MILESTONES & MEMORIES: TIME CAPSULES

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Historical Events in Church Annals for March 23:

  • 1324 A.D.
  • Pope John XXII excommunicates the Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV for conspiracy.

  • 1534 A.D.
  • Pope Clement VII upholds the marriage of Catherine of Aragon to England's King Henry VIII, further infuriating the British monarch.

  • 1540 A.D.
  • Henry VIII confiscates the last remaining Roman Catholic monastery in England - Waltham Abbey.

  • 1555 A.D.
  • Death of Pope Julius III, 221st successor of Peter. Born in Rome, he was elected on February 8, 1550. During his five year pontificate he reopened the Council of Trent and continued to oppose the Lutheran doctrine. When Mary Tudor ascended the throne of England, he sent a legate to reestablish the Catholic Faith there. He also celebrated the Tenth Jubilee in the year he was elected.

  • 1606 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo on his way back to Lima, Peru after a mission in a Peruvian Indian village. For more see DAILY LITURGY.

March 23, 1999       volume 10, no. 57
TIME CAPSULES

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