This week in Christian history: Charles Finney ordained; Crusaders take Antioch; Dorothy Day

Nineteenth century preacher Charles G. Finney experiencing his conversion experience in the woods. | (Photo: Public Domain)

Christianity is a faith with a long and detailed history, with numerous events of lasting significance occurring throughout the ages.

Each week brings the anniversaries of great milestones, horrid tragedies, amazing triumphs, and everything in between.

Here are three things that happened this week, June 28-July 4, in Church history. They include the ordination of Charles Finney, Catholic social activist Dorothy Day signing an anti-abortion statement, and the Crusaders taking Antioch.

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