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1481- Birth of the leader of the Swiss Reformation   1506-1516 – He became a priest in Glarus and accompanied Swiss mercenary troops as chaplain on various Italian campaigns, becoming convinced that the mercenary of the Grand Minister in Zurich, where he preached powerful sermons based on the scriptures, denounced the mercenary trade, dropped his ..

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1700 – Birth of a German Lutheran priest leader.   1727 – Withdrew from public life to assume leadership of a group of religious exiles from Moravia who founded the community of Herrnhut on his estate.             – His piety focused on “Jesus mysticism” and religious community.   1734-1747 – Between these years, he ..

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1901- Born on August 3 1948 – Archbishop of Gniezno and Warsaw – led the Polish Catholic Church to an influential position within Communist Poland 1953-1956 -i mprisoned by the regime – avoided confrontation while pushing for greater religious freedom 1980-1981 – mediator between the workers and the government during the crisis 1981-Died on May ..

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1328 – Birth of the precursor of the Protestant Reformation   1377-1378 – views became more radical and he officially rejected the biblical basis of papal authority in his statement called De potestate papae – insisted on the scripture’s primacy of truth and advocated for theological reform   1377 – forced to appear before the ..

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1581 – Vincent de Paul was born on the 24th of April, in southern France, about four miles northwest of Dax. 1595 – He went to Dax for about two years as a boarder with the Franciscans to study for the priesthood. 1597 – He pursues university degree in Toulouse, residing at the College de ..

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269 AD – Valentinus, Saint Valentine, a Roman martyr Priest was sentenced to death by cutting the head ordered by Emperor Claudius. Before his head was cut off, he restored the sight of his jailers daughter whom he fell in love with as well.   496 AD – The feast of Sanit Valentine was first ..

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French anthropologist, Jesuit clergyman, paleontologist, and theologian   ordained Jesuit priest 1911   co-discovered Peking Man 1929   interpreted biological evolution as concurrent with divine creation, with endpoint of evolution corresponding to second coming of Christ   identified human consciousness as evolutionary catalyst, while identifying entropy with evil and sin   wrote "Phenomenon of Man" ..

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