Encounter key moments and saints throughout Church History within this newsreel style archive.
The Miracle of Lanciano in 750 AD
The Year 750 AD: During the consecration at Mass, a priest who doubts the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist beholds a miracle.
Nestorianism in 450 AD
The Year 450 AD: The Patriarch of Constantinople, Nestorius, proposes that Jesus is actually comprised of two people, one divine and one human, and rejects Mary’s title as the Mother of God.
Arianism in 319 AD
The Year 319 AD: A popular priest from Alexandria questions the intrinsic divinity of Jesus Christ.
Gnosticism in 150 AD
The Year 150 AD: Church leaders confront numerous sects that prize the spiritual world, but completely reject and condemn the material world as evil.
St. Januarius in 303 AD
The Year 303 AD: During a time of great Christian persecution, Bishop Januarius is captured.
St. Monica in 374 AD
The Year 374 AD: As Monica witnesses her son stray from the Church, she remains steadfast in praying for his conversion.
St. Augustine in 354 AD
The Year 354 AD: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis is born, and though he indulges in a life of hedonism and pleasure, his keen mind and intellect eventually leads him back to the Church.
The Second Council of Nicaea in 787 AD
The Year 787 AD: To prevent further confusion over the veneration of holy images from spreading amongst the faithful, Pope Adrian I calls together the Second Council of Nicaea.
Pope Leo the Great in 452 AD
The Year 452 AD: As Attila and his army continue to raid and sack cities, Pope Leo decides to take an unexpected stand against the Hun leader.