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26 AD – Pontius Pilate, Pontius Pilatus, born on the 26th was the governor of the Roman Iudaea Province. In modern times he is best known as the man who, according to the canonical Christian Gospels, presided over the trial of Jesus and ordered his crucifixion, instigating the Passion.   44 AD – Died when ..

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1515 – Born on July 21st in Florence, Italy. 1531 – When he was about sixteen years old, a fire destroyed nearly all his father’s property. Philip was sent to his father’s childless brother Romolo, a merchant at San Germano, a Neapolitan town near the base of Monte Cassino, to assist him in his business, ..

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?? AC – Born in Bethsaida in Galilee.  He was the brother of Andrew, son of Jona (John), and probably the oldest of Jesus’ twelve disciples.   10-26 AD – Simon worked as a fisherman.   26 AD – Jesus told Simon to follow him and changed his name to Peter.   26-30 AD – Peter followed ..

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10 – Born at Tarsus. At first he persecuted Christians, even taking part in the stoning of St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr.   32 – Converted to Christianity on the road to Damascus when Jesus appeared to him with a bright light, speaking to him.         – Was blinded and went to Ananias ..

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         – Nahum was a minor prophet whose prophecy is recorded in the Hebrew Bible.          – He wrote about the end of the Assyrian Empire, and its capital city, Nineveh, in a vivid poetic style. 615 BC – His writings are a prophecy written in about, just before the downfall of Assyria ..

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331 – Born at Tagaste (located in modern-day Algeria, North Africa) in the department of Constantine.   370 – She was able to convert her husband and his mother to the Catholic faith.   387 – St. Augustine was baptized by St. Ambrose.            – St. Monica died later that same year at ..

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