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Of Rosaries and Wars

October 7, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Mary, Rosary

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On October 7th, 1571, the Catholic Holy League of Europe met the invading naval power of the Ottoman Empire, and over 400 ships and 100,000 men fought on seas of western Greece. In what some historians describe as the most significant naval battle since the birth of Christ, a politically fractured Europe – led by the illegitimate son of Emperor Charles V, Don John of Austria – stood as... Read More

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