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Dec 08

December 8: The Original Sin of Pius IX

ImmaculateLatin

Pius IX and Original Sin (1854) It was on this date, December 8, 1854 – that the same Pope Pius IX promulgated, in the bull Ineffabilis Deus, the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception. Not to be confused with the “virgin birth” legend of Jesus, this equally absurd doctrine says that, at Mary’s conception, she did …

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Jul 25

July 25: Churches v. Medicine

Guy de Chauliac

Church opposition to surgery, dissection and the study of anatomy slowed the development of medicine.

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Jun 29

June 29: Was Peter Martyred at Rome?

St. Peter

Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul Was Peter at Rome? It is on this day, June 29, that the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the feasts of Sts. Peter and Paul. According to tradition outside the church, and required by faith within the church, during the reign of Emperor Nero, Peter was arrested and executed …

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