Fergus of Downpatrick (d. 583)

St. Fergus of Downpatrick is about as obscure a saint as they come; perhaps his relative anonymity has to do with the fact t...
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The Prayer Book Rebellion of 1549

In the year 1536, Catholics of northern England famously participated in the ill-fated "Pilgrimage of Grace," a peaceful dem...
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Herve the Bard (d. 556)

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The Balamand Conference (1993)

Many of the difficulties in modern Catholic missions can be traded to the little-known but immensely important Balamand Conf...
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What is a Fenestella?

It is well attested that the liturgical reformers of the Second Vatican Council argued in favor of Mass celebrated facing t...
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Thorfinn of Hamar (d. 1285)

St. Thorfinn is one of the most obscure of all medieval saints for several reasons: Thorfinn lived and labored Norway, one o...
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