Catholic Articles on Church History

List of Catholic articles on Church History organized by periods

001 A.D. - 100 A.D. - The Age of the Apostles

Ebionism” by Catholic Answers
Stewards of the Kingdom: Authority in the Early Church” by Catholic Answers

100 A.D. - 300 A.D. - The Age of Catholic Martyrs

The Empire and the Early Church” by Catholic Answers
Knowing the Gnostics” by Catholic Answers
The Antipope Who Became a Saint” by Catholic Answers
Saint and Scourge” by Catholic Answers
Will the Real St. Cyprian Please Stand?” by Catholic Answers

300 A.D. - 500 A.D. - The Age of Catholic Rome

The Father of Orthodoxy” by Catholic Answers
The Church of Nicaea and Constantinople” by Catholic Answers
Papal Primacy and the Council of Nicaea” by Catholic Answers
Pelagius and the Pope” by Catholic Answers
The ‘By Your Own Bootstraps’ Heretic” by Catholic Answers
Strengthening Brethren” by Catholic Answers
Celestine: Defender of Theotokos” by Catholic Answers
Woman's Work in Bible Study and Translation” by Catholic Culture
St. Paddy Wasn’t a Protestant” by Catholic Answers
How the Pope Caught a Robber” by Catholic Answers
Wonderful Leo” by Catholic Answers
Council Minus Papacy Equals Chaos” by Catholic Answers
The Woman Who Saved Orthodoxy -- Twice” by Catholic Exchange
Bishops, Barbarians, and the Battle for Gaul” by Catholic Answers

500 A.D. - 700 A.D. - The Age of Catholic Kingdoms

The Forgotten Tales of Gregory the Great” by Catholic Answers
Guilty Only of Failure to Teach” by Catholic Answers
The Truth About Pope Honorius” by Catholic Answers

700 A.D. - 900 A.D. - The Age of Catholic France

The Mustard Seed that Changed Christendom” by Catholic Exchange
St. Boniface and the Christmas Tree” by Catholic Answers
The Strange Case of Pope Formosus” by Catholic Answers

900 A.D. - 1100 A.D. - The Age of Catholic Union

Liberating Jerusalem -- The Success of the First Crusade” by Catholic Answers

1100 A.D. - 1300 A.D. - The Age of Catholic Glory

Real History of the Crusades” by Crisis Magazine
Crash Course on the Crusades” by Crisis Magazine
The Sad History of the Knights Templar” by Catholic Answers
What We Can Learn from the Twelfth Century” by Catholic Answers
Crusading for Truth” by Catholic Answers
The Cathedral Setting” by Catholic Answers
How Aristotle Won the West” by Catholic Answers
Catholic Encyclopedia article, “Crusades”

1300 A.D. - 1500 A.D. - The Age of Catholic Peacemakers

Was Avignon the Babylon of the West?” by Catholic Answers
How St. Catherine Brought the Pope Back to Rome” by Catholic Answers
Peasant Girl to Battlefield Commander” by Catholic Answers
The Truth About the Spanish Inquisition” by Crisis Magazine
The Inquisition” by Catholic Answers
An Inquisition Primer” by Catholic Answers
Catholic Encyclopedia article, “Inquisition”

1500 A.D. - 1600 A.D. - The Age of Catholic Heroes

The Great Divorce” by Catholic Answers
The Georgia Martyrs” by Catholic Answers
The Battle that Saved the Christian West” by Catholic Answers
Matteo Ricci, S.J.” by Catholic Answers
Champion of Reform” by Catholic Answers
Christendom’s Great Defeat” by Catholic Answers

1600 A.D. - 1800 A.D. - The Age of Catholic Thinkers

Remember This about November Fifth” by Catholic Answers
The Galileo Controversy” by Catholic Answers
America’s Catholic Colony” by Catholic Answers
Faith of Our Fathers” by Crisis Magazine
The Church and the Native Americans” by Catholic Answers
Jansenism” by Catholic Answers
They Sang All the Way to the Guillotine” by Catholic Answers

1800 A.D. - 2000 A.D. - The Age of Catholic Rebirth

The Pope Who Outlasted a Tyrant” by Catholic Answers
Convent Horror Stories” by Catholic Answers
The Triumph of Truth” by Catholic Answers
Jesuit Pioneers” by Fr. Austin Kelly
And the World Looked Away” by Catholic Answers
German Catholics Under the Iron Fist” by Catholic Answers
The Great Pope of the World Tragedy” by Catholic Answers
How Pius XII Protected Jews” by Catholic Answers
The Framing of Pius XII” by Catholic Answers
¡Viva Cristo Rey!” by Catholic Answers
The Wartime Birth of a Spiritual Classic” by Catholic Answers
How Pius XII Protected Jews” by Catholic Answers
A Martyr for Our Time” by Catholic Answers
Rediscovering the Catechism” by Catholic Answers