This week in Christian history: ‘Jesus Revolution’ leader dies, Jan Hus excommunicated
Throughout the extensive history of the Church, there have been numerous events of lasting significance.
Each week brings anniversaries of impressive milestones, unforgettable tragedies, amazing triumphs, memorable births and notable deaths.
Some of the events drawn from over 2,000 years of history might be familiar, while others might be previously unknown by most people.
The following pages highlight anniversaries of memorable events that occurred this week in Christian history. They include the death of a leader in the “Jesus Revolution,” the election of Pope Francis, and the Catholic Church punishing Jan Hus and Prague.