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April 28: Churches v. Divorce

Divorce was finally, officially forbidden by the Council of Trent. This ushered in about two centuries of adultery, natural and unnatural vice, and flagrant prostitution.

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August 21: What Sainthood Means

Bernard Becomes a Saint (1153): What Sainthood Means It was on this date, August 21, 1153, that Bernard of Clairvaux, canonized a Catholic “saint” in 1170 by Pope Alexander III, died in the Cistercian monastery of Clairvaux, in France. Bernard

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May 25: Pope Gregory VII

The end of his life was the beginning the most morally loose period in the history of Europe – now mythologized as the “Age of Chivalry.”

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John Mill