DAILY CATHOLIC    MONDAY     June 17, 1998     vol. 9, no. 117

ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME: TIME CAPSULES

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THIS DAY IN CHURCH HISTORY

Historical Events in Church Annals for June 17:

  • 676 A.D.
  • Death of Pope Deusdedit II, 77th successor of Peter, who strove to convert the Maronites and was the first pope to use in his letter the formula "Health and Apostolic Benediction."

  • 900 A.D.
  • Archbishop Fulk, prelate of Rheims, France, is killed in the cathedral and Pope Benedict IV moves quickly to formally excommunicate the murderers and urge the French bishops to fully back his decree.

  • 1128 A.D.
  • Beginning of the Plantagenet Regime in England when Geoffrey V (Plantagenet) of Anjou wed Matilda, widow of Holy Roman Emperor Henry V and daughter of King Henry of England..

  • 1191 A.D.
  • King Philip II of France fails in an attack on Acre as part of the ill-planned Third Crusade.

  • 1567 A.D.
  • The Catholic Monarch Mary, Queen of the Scots, is imprisoned by the Protestants in Lochleven Castle.


June 17, 1998       volume 9, no. 117
TIME CAPSULES

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