DAILY CATHOLIC    MONDAY     May 11, 1998     vol. 9, no. 91

ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME: TIME CAPSULES

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THIS DAY IN CHURCH HISTORY

Historical Events in Church Annals for May 11:

  • 330 A.D.
  • On this day the City of Constantinople was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary and designated as the capital for the entire Eastern Roman Empire.

  • 603 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Comgall, an Irish hermit who founded a monastery in Bangor and where he taught Saint Columban. Comgall is said to have governed over eight thousand monks.

  • 944 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Majolus or Mayeul who became a monk and bishop and was entrusted by Emperor Otto the Great to bring reform to Germany's monasteries.

  • 1191 A.D.
  • King Richard I of England meets King Guy of Jerusalem on the island of Cyprus.

  • 1573 A.D.
  • Henry of Anjou is elected the first King of Poland

  • 1610 A.D.
  • Death of Father Matteo Ricci, Jesuit missionary in China.


May 11, 1998       volume 9, no. 91
TIME CAPSULES

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