1691 – Born on September 21 in fiercely Protestant Lewes, Sussex, England. 1716 – Brought up a Protestant, he became a Roman Catholic in his teens and was ordained. 1730 – He returned from Douai to England, where he was widely known for the number of conversions. 1738 – He was forced ..
US army officer, judge, merchant, and politician in American Revolution New Hampshire delegate to Continental Congress 1776-1779 signer of Declaration of Independence 1776 as delegate from New Hampshire associate justice of New Hampshire supreme court 1782-1..
1881 – Born on the 15th of October in Exeter, Devonshire, England. 1896-1902 – Served as archbishop of Canterbury. 1909 – The younger Temple lectured in philosophy at Queen’s College, Oxford, and was ordained to the priesthood. 1910 – Headmaster of Repton School. 1914–1917 – He became the leader of the Life and Liberty movement, ..
English author, prelate, and royal..
1931 – Born in Charlotte, North Carolina. John Shelby Spong, scholar, author and bishop, is the most published member of the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church in the United States. 1952 – Bishop Spong was educated in the public schools of Charlotte, was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North ..
1945 – Born at Skalken castle, west of Leitmeritz, Bohemia on the 22nd of January. 1945 – In September, his family was forced to flee from Bohemia. 1963 – Schönborn entered the Order of Preachers, and took his Matura exam. 1970-1971 – He was ordained to the priesthood by Franz Cardinal König on the 27th ..
Polish Catholic clergyman. Ordained Catholic priest 1893 AD Last Catholic bishop of Cracow 1911-1925 AD First Catholic archbishop of Cracow 1925-1951 AD Cardinal 1946 AD. Ordained Karol Wojtyla as priest 1946 ..
69 BC – Polycarp of Smyrna was born. – Polycarp visited Rome during the time of his fellow Syrian, Anicetus. – Polycarp following the eastern practice of celebrating Passover on the 14th of Nisan, the day of the Jewish Passover, regardless of what day of the week it fell. 166 BC ..
English antiquarian and p..