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The First Slavic Pope

On this day in 2005, Pope Saint John Paul II, history’s most well-traveled pontiff and the first non-Italian to hold the position since the 16th…

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Malcolm X was Killed at 39 by Religious Fanaticism

On this day in 1965, Malcolm X is assassinated by three members of the Nation of Islam while preparing to address the Organization of Afro-American…

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Religious Fanatacism Kills Gandhi

On this day in 1948, political and spiritual leader of the Indian independence movement, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, is assassinated in New Delhi by a Hindu…

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A Drop in Gay Suicides

This, I suspect, is a big part of the reason the (not really) “christian” pretender in chief so vehemently decries making it legal. To say…

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Martin Luther’s Excommunication and Anti-semitism

On this day in 1521, German theology professor, composer, priest and monk, Martin Luther, is excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church by Pope Leo X….

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Elizabeth I and the Bloody Path to the End of the Tudor Line

On this day in 1558, Elizabeth I (September 7 1533 – March 24 1603) is made Queen of England and Ireland from November 17, 1558…

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