Tag Archive: Gregory XIII

Aug 24

August 24: Christians Slaughtering Christians

Catherine de' Medici

Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre (1572) It was on this date, August 24, 1572, that the bloodiest massacre of Christians by Christians began in France – the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre. The Reformation of the corrupt practices of the Roman Catholic Church, which had begun in Germany, had spread to France and gained many followers, including …

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May 13

May 13: Gregory XIII and Calendar Reform

Gregory XIII

It would seem to the less credulous that, if God were really opposed to the new calendar, He might have taken more direct action against it.

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