Ascension – Edict of Milan

The Apostles spread out to different countries in order to carry out Christ’s command to teach. They baptised, preached and ruled in various countries to which they were sent. They appointed bishops and priests to rule and minister to the…

Edict of Milan – 8th Century

Before sixty years had passed after the Edict of Milan, swarms of barbarian Huns, Goths, Vandals and Visigoths started moving in their millions from the north into the civilized European countries. City after city surrendered, until Rome itself was taken…

Islam / Crusades

In the seventh century, Mohammed had begun to spread his doctrines among the Arabian tribes. He preached conversion by the sword. A large part of Asia, North Africa, Spain and the islands of the Mediterranean were overrun and conquered to…

Crusades – Reformation

When the Christian rulers of Europe became more powerful, they began to envy the Pope’s authority and to intrude on it. Although the Crusades had had good effects, too much interest in material preparations caused a relaxation in spiritual life;…

Reformation – 20th Century

Many in Europe returned to the Church. More were gained in the Americas. Protestantism continued to attack the Church. Freemasonry and liberalism, which had their origins in Protestantism, became more and more dangerous. In the 19th century, liberalism gained ground…

Vatican II – Today

In 1962, Pope John XXIII called the second Vatican Council. The documents of Vatican II were in the main filled with a na├»ve, worldly spirit, showing an attitude towards the world which was completely contrary to the one the Church…