Historical Events in Church Annals for April 24:
Death of Saint Wilfrid, Bishop from Northumbria, England.
Historical Events in Church Annals for April 25:
Pope Saint Leo III is abducted while riding in a procession to Holy Mass and while he was violently attacked by a wild gang of fanatics of one of the Italian families who threatened to gouge out his eyes, he was rescued by more moderate members of the same family and sent to a monastery. He would regain the throne of the Holy See but not on this day.
Historical Events in Church Annals for April 26:
Death of Pope Stephen II, the 92nd successor of Peter. His election generated so much enthusiasm from the citizens of Rome that they hoisted him on their shoulders and that gave rise to the sedia gestatoria.
ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME