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Aug 08

August 8: Eating God

Medieval Communion

Quam singulari (1910): Christian Communion It was on this date, August 8, 1910, that “Quam singulari,” a decree of the Sacred Congregation of the Sacraments, specified the age at which children are to be admitted to first Communion in the Roman Catholic Church.[1] The Catholic Encyclopedia, the authority on the subject, says that conditions for …

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Jul 22

July 22: Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel

Abbot Gregor Mendel was a freethinker who entered a monastery to study science.

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May 21

May 21: Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope

In an earlier age, a Deist of Pope’s beliefs would have been tried and either burned or hanged for impiety. Today, no longer having the power to do that, they embrace him as a “Catholic poet.”

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