1932 – Born on October 17th in Toccoa, Georgia. Olympic gold medalist in weightlifting. Widely regarded to be the world’s strongest man, he established national, Olympic, and world records in the superheavyweight class of weightlifting in the 1950s and early 1960s. 1955 – Anderson set several weightlifting world records in the press and clean-and-jerk events. ..
1850 – Born on 6 September in Douville, diocese of Evreux, France. 1861 – He was educated at Minor Seminary of Evreux. 1867 – Entered the Seminary of Saint-Sulpice, Paris. 1873 – He was ordained as a priest on 20 December in Paris. – Pastoral work in the diocese of Evreux and ..
1116 – After study in Paris, he became a monk at Cluny and was made cardinal at Rome by Pope Paschal II. 1118 – He accompanied Pope Gelasius II, who fled to France from the persecuting Frangipani, an influential Roman family. 1123 – He was the head of the papal legation to France. 1130 – ..
399 AD – He was appointed as a pope on November 27th. – His pontificate was marked by his condemnation of Origen in order to stop the errors of those who followed and expanded upon Origen’s teachings, his urging the African bishops to continue their opposition to Donatism, and his personal holiness ..
484 – Anastasius expressed a conciliatory attitude toward the late patriarch Acacius of Constantinople, who had been deposed and excommunicated by Pope St. Felix III. 496 – Appointed as a pope on November 24th. 498 – Died on November 19th in Ro..
– The illegitimate son of Pope Pope Sergius III’s and Marozia. 911 – Appointed as pope on September. – Because his pontificate came during a period when Rome was under the control of the house of Theophylactus, he had little authority or freedom of action. 913 – He died on June ..
340 – Saint Ambrose, (Latin: Sanctus Ambrosius, "Ambrosius episcopus Mediolanensis"; Italian: Sant’Ambrogio; Lombard: Sant’Ambroeus), bishop of Milan (Mediolanum in Latin), was one of the most eminent bishops of the 4th century was born. 372 – Was highly regarded as governor and popular pressure resulted in his appointment . 374 – Proclaimed as Bishop, although he ..
– He was a Roman named Corrado di Suburra (or della Suburra), son of Benedictus. 1111 – Pope Paschal II appointed him cardinal priest of Sta. Pudenzia. 1126 – Honorius III made Corrado cardinal bishop of Sabina. 1130 – Was one of the most determined opponents of Anacletus II. – He ..
1644 – Born in Erlenbach im Simmental, Canton of Berne, Switzerland. Swiss Mennonite leader of the late 17th century who founded the Mennonite sect known as the Amish. 1693 – Broke away from the main body of Mennonites, feeling that they had strayed from the strict austerity of their forebears. – He founded ..
1930 – Born on January 27th in Gaberje, Yugoslavia. 1948 – He and his family emigrated to Canada where he studied philosophy and theology at St. Augustine’s Seminary. 1955 – Ordained as a priest by Cardinal McGuigan in St. Michael’s Cathedral on June 4th. 1957-1960 – Father Ambrozic obtained the degrees of ..