Category: History

The Papacy Of St. John Paul II (1978-2005).

The Papacy Of St. John Paul II (1978-2005)

Pope John Paul II was truly the moral and spiritual leader of the entire world, as one can appreciate by the worldwide outpouring of love on his death April 2, 2005. John Paul II will be remembered for his emphasis on Christ and man, that the Gospel provides direction and supports the dignity of the human person. Carol Wojtyla (1920-2005) […]

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Fez, Morocco

Fez, Morocco

Fez or Fes (Arabic: فاس‎ faːs, Berber: ⴼⴰⵙ faːs, French: Fès) is the oldest and grandest of Morocco’s imperial cities. It is the second largest city in Morocco after Casablanca, with a population of 1.4 million (2014). Located to the northeast of Atlas Mountains, Fez is situated at the crossroad of the important cities of all regions; 206 km (128 mi) from Tangier […]

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The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965)

The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965)

Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one, just as we are. Gospel of John 17:11 Twentieth-century writers during the World Wars such as T. S. Eliot, Flannery O’Connor, Thomas Merton, and Dorothy Day catalogued the spiritual bankruptcy of the twentieth century and called for spiritual renewal. The Christian Evangelist […]

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The Religious Civil Rights Movement

The Religious Civil Rights Movement

by Jesus Christ Savior | “We must obey God rather than men.” Acts 5:29 (Video: A Focal Point in the Civil Rights Movement by Museum of the Bible) The American Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776 read all men are created equal, but slavery persisted. How could the Revolutionary War be fought for freedom without granting freedom to all? The […]

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Spiritual Revival During the Enlightenment Era

Spiritual Revival During the Enlightenment Era

by Jesus Christ Savior | Discoveries in science had much to do with the Age of Enlightenment. Copernicus (1473-

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Memorial Day: A Lasting Legacy

Memorial Day: A Lasting Legacy

by ECWA Editorial Board | This U.S. federal holiday is celebrated on the last Monday of May to honor the men and

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Christianity to North America

Christianity to North America

Jesus Christ Savior | The first Mass of Thanksgiving on North American soil was actually celebrated by the Spanish with the Timucuan Indians from Seloy

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The Protestant Reformation

The Protestant Reformation

Jesus Christ Savior | The Protestant Reformation resulted from the failure of the Catholic Church to reform itself in time. The dark side of the thirteenth

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The Mendicant Orders to The Renaissance

The Mendicant Orders to The Renaissance

Jesus Christ Savior | The Renaissance, which means rebirth, was the period of phenomenal growth

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Pope Urban II and the First Crusade (1095)

Pope Urban II and the First Crusade (1095)

Jesus Christ Savior | “Undertake this journey for the remission of your sins, with the assurance of the imperishable

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