7 Surprising Facts About Joan of Arc — HISTORY
Six hundred years ago, a teenage girl with courage in her heart—and voices in her head—rose from obscurity to champion Charles VII of France and lead the French army to important victories during the ...
French Wars of Religion - The Catholic League and France s Wars of Religion
My Renaissance & Reformation college class group project presentation. The background music is Ricercare del primi toni by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina...
Avignon Papacy
The Avignon Papacy was the period from 1309 to 1377, during which seven successive popes resided in Avignon, in France, rather than in Rome. This situation arose from the conflict between the Papacy a...
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Dreyfus affair
The Dreyfus affair (French: l'affaire Dreyfus, [la.fɛʁ dʁɛ.fys]) was a political scandal that divided France from its beginning in 1894 until it was finally resolved in 1906. The affair is often s...
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French Wars of Religion
The French Wars of Religion (1562–98) is the name of a period of civil infighting and military operations, primarily fought between French Catholics and Protestants (Huguenots). The conflict involved ...
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Jansenism
Jansenism was a Catholic theological movement, primarily in France, that emphasized original sin, human depravity, the necessity of divine grace, and predestination. The movement originated from the p...
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Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc (French: Jeanne d'Arc, [ʒan daʁk]; c. 1412 – 30 May 1431), nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans" (French: La Pucelle d'Orléans), is considered a heroine of France and a Roman Cathol...
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Society of St. Pius X
The Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX) is an international organisation, founded in 1970 by the French archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, of traditionalist Catholic priests who do not legitimately exercise any m...
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St. Mary's College (Kansas)
96°03′33″W / 39.19194°N 96.05917°W / 39.19194; -96.05917 (St. Mary’s Academy & College)Saint Mary's Academy and College is a religious school of the Society of St....
Notre Charge Apostolique
Notre charge apostolique was a papal encyclical (Our Apostolic Mandate) promulgated by Pope Pius X on August 15, 1910. The Pope took issue with what he viewed as the socialist leanings of the Catholic...
Tower of Philip the Fair
Tour Philippe-le-Bel (English: Tower of Philip the Fair) is a medieval tower in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon which marked the French terminus of the Saint-Bénézet Bridge across the Rhone between the Kin...
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Ut Unum Sint
Ut Unum Sint (Latin: 'That they may be one') is an encyclical by Pope John Paul II of May 25, 1995. It was one of 14 encyclicals issued by John Paul II. Cardinal Georges Cottier, Theologian emeritus...
Saint Patrick's Seminary and University
Saint Patrick's Seminary and University in Menlo Park, California is a Roman Catholic post-graduate seminary whose primary mission is the formation of clergy for Western and Pacific Rim dioceses. It i...
Delphine of Glandèves
Blessed Delphine of Glandèves, T.O.S.F., (or of Sabran) was born in 1284 in region of Provence, now part of France. She died on 26 November 1358, having lived as a Franciscan tertiary for most of her ...
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Siege of Rouen (1591)
The Siege of Rouen (December 1591 – May 1592) was an unsuccessful attempt by Henry IV of France to capture Rouen, the historical capital city of Normandy. The battle took place as part of the French ...
List of French dioceses in the 19th and 20th century
In 1790, Pope Pius VI entirely revised the ecclesiastical map of France to fit the new administrative map: dioceses were now to coincide with departments (the new administrative units), and consequent...
List of French dioceses in the 19th and 20th century - Wikipedia
Synod of Arles
Arles (ancient Arelate) in the south of Roman Gaul (modern France) hosted several councils or synods referred to as Concilium Arelatense in the history of the early Christian church.
The first cou...
Le Correspondant
Le Correspondant was a French Catholic review, founded in March 1829 by Louis de Carné, Edmond de Cazalès and Augustin de Meaux, under the motto "Civil and religious liberty throughout the universe" (...
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Caussou
Caussou is a commune in the Ariège department in the Midi-Pyrénées region in southwestern France.Its church is dedicated to St Jean Baptist.
The village gives its name to the Val de Caussou, which...
Christianity in Gaul
The Christian Church in Gaul first appears in history in connexion with the persecution in Lyon, the religious center of Roman Gaul where the Sanctuary of the Three Gauls was located, under Marcus Aur...
Pierre-Louis Billaudèle
Pierre-Louis Billaudèle ( 20 November 1796 – 19 October 1869) was a priest from, and educated in, France who spent over 30 years of his service in Canada. Billaudèle received extensive education...
Trial of Joan of Arc
The Trial of Joan of Arc, which was overseen by an English-backed church court at Rouen, Normandy in the first half of the year 1431 was one of the more famous trials in history, the subject of many b...
Testem Benevolentiae Nostrae
Testem benevolentiae nostrae is the name for an encyclical of Pope Leo XIII. The encyclical was addressed to "Our Beloved Son, James Gibbons, Cardinal Priest of the Title Sancta Maria, Beyond the Tibe...
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