English Persecution Lessons

2017-09-26T20:23:04-04:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Catholic History and Culture|Tags: |

I will never forget an experience on the recent pilgrimage to England I conducted with biographer Joseph Pearce. We were visiting Oxborough Hall—the fifteenth century moated manor house owned and occupied by the recusant Bedingfeld family. The house has a famous “priest’s hole”—an ingenious hiding place for Catholic priests to escape Elizabeth I’s internal security police. [...]