The first attempt to return the Papacy to Rome gets derailed.
Another holy and reforming Pope who starts to get serious about Italy, but struggles diplomatically.
The Black Death strikes Europe and a more easy-going Pope has to respond.
The last cardinal anyone thought would get elected does, and then he tries to clean up messes.
How was Jesus’ body different after the Resurrection, and what was the significance and necessity of the Ascension? In this episode, Fr. Alec and Fr. Conrad discuss the impact that the Ascension had on the Church, and how it brought the new era of Jesus’ mystical body.
Why are feast days special? How should we celebrate them? In this episode, Fr. Alec and Fr. Conrad discuss how to celebrate feasts and saint’s days in holy and beautiful ways and how we can connect our lives liturgically with the Church.
A crafty and good administrator Pope and his Franciscan opponents.