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The year 1995 AD.

Events

  • The Old Catholic Encyclopedia goes online at New Advent.org.
  • The Lutheran Ministerium and Synod - USA separates from the American Association of Lutheran Churches.
  • January 15. Pope John Paul II offers Mass to an estimated crowd of between four and eight million in Luneta Park, Manila, Philippines. This is the largest single event in human history.
  • May. In the Czech Republic, Pope John Paul II apologizes for the Roman Catholic Church's role in burnings at the stake and the religious wars that followed the Protestant Reformation.
  • May 21. Pope John Paul II canonizes John Sarklander during his visit to Olomouuc, in the Czech Republic.
  • May 25. Pope John Paul II offers the enyclical Ut Unum Sint (That they may be one), expressing the Catholic Church's commitment to ecumenism.
  • July 10 Pope John Paul II apologizes for the injustices committed against women in the name of Christ, the violation of women's rights and for the historical denigration of women.

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