Counter-Reformation
The Counter-Reformation (also the Catholic Revival or Catholic Reformation) was the period of Catholic revival beginning with the Council of Trent (1545–1563) and ending at the close of the Thirty Yea...
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What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
Rubens and His Legacy, from Van Dyck to Cézanne: Stunning works make the flesh crawl
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Peter Paul Rubens
Andrew Graham-Dixon goes to Antwerp to explore Rubens's greatest altarpiece.
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
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Inquisition
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Peter Paul Rubens - All Art
By the age of 20, the Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) was a member of the Antwerp painters' guild. Between 1600 and 1608, he lived in Italy, studying the example of Veronese, Titian, Tin...
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Super Flumina
Super Flumina, de Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Coro Matritum Cantat. Solistas del Coro Ars Futura. Director: Javier Blanco. Extracto del concierto celeb...
Peter Paul Rubens - Olga's Gallery
Peter Paul Rubens was born into the family of a Calvinist who had to live in exile from Antwerp. On his father's death, Ruben’s mother returned to Antwerp in 1587, where he was brought up and educate...
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Nunc Dimittis
The most excellent ensemble The Tallis Scholars, here in a live performance of Nunc Dimittis by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina(1524?-1594).
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Palestrina's Nunc dimittis
The most excellent ensemble The Tallis Scholars, here in a live performance of Nunc Dimittis by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina(1524?-1594).
History of the Catholic Church
The history of the Catholic Church, begins with the teachings of Jesus Christ, who lived and preached in the 1st century AD in the province of Judea of the Roman Empire. The contemporary Catholic Chur...
History of the Catholic Church - Wikipedia
Council of Trent
The Council of Trent (Latin: Concilium Tridentinum), held between 1545 and 1563 in Trento (Trent) and Bologna, northern Italy, was one of the Roman Catholic Church's most important ecumenical coun...
Council of Trent - Wikipedia
Ignatius of Loyola
Ignatius of Loyola (Basque: Ignazio Loiolakoa, Spanish: Ignacio de Loyola) (c. October 23, 1491 – July 31, 1556) was a Spanish knight from a local Basque noble family, hermit, priest sin...
Ignatius of Loyola - Wikipedia
John of the Cross
Saint John of the Cross, O.C.D. (Spanish: San Juan de la Cruz; 1542 – 14 December 1591), was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar ...
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Francis de Sales
Francis de Sales, C.O., O.M., O.F.M. Cap. (French: François de Sales) (21 August 1567 – 28 December 1622) was a Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic Chur...
Francis de Sales - Wikipedia
Inquisition
The Inquisition is a group of institutions within the judicial system of the Roman Catholic Church whose aim is to combat heresy. It started in 12th-century France to combat religious sectarianism, in...
Inquisition - Wikipedia
Jesuit history
The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu, S.J., SJ or SI) is a male religious congregation of the Catholic Church. The members are called Jesuits. The society is engaged in evangelization and ap...
Spirituali
The Spirituali were members of a reform movementwithin the Roman Catholic Church, which existed from the 1510s to the 1560s. The ranks of the Spirituali included Cardinal Gasparo Contarini (1483–1542)...
What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
Rubens and His Legacy, from Van Dyck to Cézanne: Stunning works make the flesh crawl
I am currently reading Ordeal, the autobiography of Linda Lovelace, star of the 1972 porn film Deep Throat. The book describes how she was hypnotised by her pimp husband in order to perform acts that ...
Martin of Arles
Martinus de Arles y Andosilla (1451?–1521) was doctor of theology and canon in Pamplona and archdeacon of Aibar, author of a tractatus de superstitionibus, contra maleficia seu sortilegia quae h...
Martin of Arles - Wikipedia
Prisoner in the Vatican
A prisoner in the Vatican or prisoner of the Vatican (Italian: prigioniero del Vaticano) is how Pope Pius IX was described following the capture of Rome by the armed forces of the Kingdom of Italy...
Relaciones geográficas
Relaciones geográficas are a series of elaborate questionnaires distributed to the lands of King Philip II of Spain in the Viceroyalty of New Spain in North America. They were done so, upon his demand...
Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía
Saint Francis Borgia, S.J., 4th Duke of Gandía (Valencian: Francesc de Borja, Spanish: Francisco de Borja) (28 October 1510 – 30 September 1572) was a Grandee of Spain, a Spanish Jesuit, and third...
Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía - Wikipedia
Pierre de Cros
Pierre de Murat de Cros, O.S.B., (c. 1320 – 1388) was a French monk of aristocratic origins who became a putative cardinal, as well as the Archbishop of Arles and the Chamberlain of the Apostolic Came...
Pierre de Cros - Wikipedia