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2011-06-29
June 29: Was Peter Martyred at Rome?

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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2011-02-23
February 23: Religion and Persecution

The truths about the Diocletian Persecution are that a tiny number believed so strongly that they died for their faith, but that the vast majority either went into hiding or abjured the faith.

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Read about Alan M. Dershowitz, the Great Fire of London, philosopher John McTaggart, African-American poet Richard Wright, the Reign of Terror and the churches, biblical critic Bruno Bauer, Queen Elizabeth I and more …



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