Tag Archives: Catholic Church

March 5, 1616

On March 5, 1616, the Catholic Church added another book of science to the Index of Forbidden Books. Nicolaus Copernicus’s book, ‘On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres’ was added 73 years after it was first published. The Index of … Continue reading

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July 29th, 1968

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1968 Pope Paul VI reaffirmed the Roman Catholic Church’s stance against artificial methods of birth control. He did state that women could still use crocodile dung as a pessary or they could tie a … Continue reading

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April 17, 1521

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1521 Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church. Martin Luther subsequently sent a letter to the Roman Catholic Church explaining that they couldn’t excommunicate him, because he quit. The Catholic Church sent … Continue reading

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March 11, 1993

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1993 Janet Reno was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate to become the first female attorney general, although many of the Republican Senators and Representatives wanted to borrow the Catholic Church’s Porphyry Chair to … Continue reading

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February 10, 1535

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1535, twelve Anabaptists ran naked through the streets of Amsterdam to protest the Catholic Church’s stance on infant baptisms, the commingling of Church and State business and they stated that all Christians should practice … Continue reading

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January 1, 404 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 404 AD, the last gladiator competition was held in Rome. As the gladiators became more and more expensive to train and maintain, the lanistas refused to allow their money-makers to be put to death … Continue reading

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