1368 AD – Martin V, Oddone Colonna or Odo Colonna in Genazzano, near Rome, Italy. The son of Agapito Colonna and Caterina Conti, he belonged to one of the oldest and most distinguished families of Rome. 1417-1431 AD – He was elected Pope on St. Martin’s Day, November 11 at the Council of Constance ..
353-371 AD – Lucifer or Lucifer Calaritanus was a bishop of Cagliari in Sardinia and Christian saint known for his passionate opposition to Arianism and proclaimed as Pope. 354 AD – At the Council of Milan, he defended Athanasius of Alexandria, and he opposed the Arians so powerfully that they had the Emperor Constantius ..
1928 – Born on March 19th in Sursee, Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland. Swiss Roman Catholic theologian whose controversial liberal views led to his censorship by the Vatican. 1954 – He was ordained a Roman Catholic priest. 1957 – Küng studied at Gregorian University in Rome and obtained a doctorate in theology from the Catholic Institute ..
1514 – He was born in Giffordgate, Scotland this year. 1540 – Knox was first mentioned as a priest this year. 1543 – He was still an ordained Catholic clergyman this year. 1545 – Knox first publicly professed the Protestant faith about the end this year. 1546 – He went on ..
US black civil rights leader and Baptist clergyman pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta 1931-1975 co-wrote autobiography "Daddy King: An Autobiography" 1980 father of Martin Luthe..
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1920 AD – Born on May 18th in Wadowice, Poland. 1954-1958 AD – He was a professor of moral philosophy at Catholic University in Lublin. – A Catholic bishop of Ombi. 1960 AD – He wrote the play "The Goldsmith Shop" under pseudonym Andrej Jawien. 1963 AD – Became ..
1928 – Born on June 8th in Lima, Peru. Roman Catholic theologian and Dominican priest who is considered the father of liberation theology, which emphasizes a Christian duty to aid the poor and oppressed through involvement in civic and political affairs. 1950 – Gutiérrez had previously earned a degree in medicine from the National University ..
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600 BC – Ezekiel also spelled Ezechiel, Hebrew Yehezqel prophet-priest of ancient Israel and the subject and in part the author of an Old Testament book that bears his name. 605 – 562 – For him and his people, these years were bitter ones because the remnant of the Israelite domain, the little state of ..