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Triumphs and Tragedies

“To be deep into history is to cease to be a Protestant.”

Blessed John Henry Newman

Triumphs and Tragedies 23

October 18th, 2018|

The second half of the twentieth century takes us through the papacy of John XXIII, the second Vatican Council and the fallout of this brave attempt to relate the Catholic faith to the modern

Triumphs and Tragedies 22

October 11th, 2018|

The twentieth century: Pope Pius X hammers the heresies of modernism, the church flourishes in missionary lands and Europe is plunged into two world wars. The final episode will deal with the Second Vatican

Triumphs and Tragedies 21

October 4th, 2018|

The nineteenth century sees a resurgence in the Catholic faith after the terrible devastation of the French Revolution. Pope Pius IX stands up to modernism, but the world is on the brink of the

Triumphs and Tragedies – 19

September 6th, 2018|

The Counter Reformation, the Council of Trent and the struggles between Jansenists and Jesuits. It looks now like there will be 23 episodes. Twenty will cover 18th c. Twenty one - 19th. Twenty two

Triumphs and Tragedies – 18

August 30th, 2018|

The second half of the two part episode on the momentous sixteenth century. How can you fit everything in? Luther, Calvin, Renaissance popes, Michelangelo, Raphael, Shakespeare, Henry VIII and his wives and offspring, St

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