Friday, October 17, 2014

Remembering St. Louis IX

From Penny Silver for Regina Magazine:
Born in 1214, King Louis was crowned king at Reims Cathedral at the age of twelve. He ruled the Kingdom of France at the height of its great medieval civilization. Known for his piety, benevolence, and justice, Louis was considered first among equals among the kings of Europe. In his person, Louis embodied all the ideals of Christendom. Eight centuries later, French Catholics gathered in Paris to honor their great king. (Read more.)

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