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T.), a Roman Catholic order of men founded in France in 1198 by St. John of
Matha to free Christian slaves from captivity under the Muslims in the Near East,
North Africa, and Spain. St. Félix of Valois has been traditionally considered as ...
Vladimir II Monomakh 478 when Vladimir also consented to the condition that he
become a Christian. Having undergone baptism, assuming the Christian patronal
name Basil, he stormed the Byzantine area of Chersonesus (modern Korsun, ...
The YwcA and the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) are completely
independent organizations. The first YwcA was established in England in 1855,
when two groups met to aid women: one group formed a Prayer Union to pray for
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