- May 28, 2020
This weekend, the people of Leicestershire will commemorate the August 22, 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field, in which King Richard III was killed, leading to the crowning of Henry Tudor as King Henry VII of England.
A small group of activists and academics embarked on a mission this week to dig deep into early Christian art, in search of answers on the original role of women in the Catholic Church, only two months after Pope Francis called for further study and historical data concerning the ordination of female deacons.
Dutch priest Father Willem Hellemons (1810-1884) was a parish priest in the village of Oudenbosch, in the south of the Netherlands who wanted to recreate St. Peter’s in Holland.
This March 25 on the annual Maryland Day, as a treasured artifact of early U.S. Catholic history — a 17th-century iron cross believed to have been hammered together by a blacksmith on board either the Ark or the Dove — returned to St. Clement’s Island in Southern Maryland.
The Greek manuscript of ‘The Life of Saint Neilos of Rossano’ has been translated into English for the first time.
The Austrian Catholic Church will officially begin a year of honor Jan. 11 to remember the founder of Austria’s Catholic Habsburg Empire, Maximilian I, to mark the 500th anniversary of his death.