Today in History of Catholic church

Resignation of Pope Celestine V -13th December 1294 1st Full Performance of Mahler’s “Resurrection” – 13th December 1895 Earthly Remains of Lord Radstock laid to rest -13th December 1913   Resignation of Pope Celestine V -13th December 1294 The cardinals were deadlocked. They had been deadlocked for 27 months, since 1292 when Pope Nicholas V died. There were only twelve cardinals and they were evenly divided between two factions of the Roman nobility. Neither side would give way. Each hoped for the perks that would accrue from having one of…

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