This week in Christian history: Spanish Jesuits in Va., Christian and Missionary Alliance founder ordained, justice statement

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Albert Benjamin Simpson (1843-1919), founder of The Christian And Missionary Alliance. |

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, Sept. 6-12, in Church history. They include the arrival of Spanish missionaries in Virginia, the ordination of the founder of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, and Latin American bishops issuing a justice statement.

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