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June 29, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2011 Pope Benedict XVI announced the launch of the Vatican’s news website “Vatican General Information News Association” and it would be found at news.vagina. When the Pope was asked why name it news.vagina, he … Continue reading

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February 16, 600 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 600 AD Pope Gregory the Great decreed that when a person sneezed, the only correct response was to say “God Bless You” as quickly as possible. This was to keep the sneezer’s soul from … Continue reading

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November 19, 1095

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1095 AD, Pope Urban II called the Council of Clermont, which had the purpose of organizing the First Crusade to free Jerusalem and the Holy Lands from the Islam Menace. Pope Urban II told … Continue reading

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October 18, 707

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 707 AD Pope John VII was bludgeoned to death by a cuckolded husband while he was engaged in coitus with the offended man’s wife. He was buried in the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin … 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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December 30, 1993

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1993 the Vatican officially recognized Israel as a sovereign nation. When asked why it took so long (Israel declared itself a nation in May 1948), Pope John Paul II answered that these things take … Continue reading

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December 8, 1854

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1854, Pope Pius IX proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception. This theory holds that Mary, mother of Jesus, was free of original sin from the moment she was conceived. It was later learned … Continue reading

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July 18, 1870

On This Day in HISTORY in 1870 – The First Vatican Council decreed the dogma of papal infallibility. Immediately afterwards Pope Pius IX walked into one of the free-standing marble pillars in the Vatican while walking and talking with Don … Continue reading

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