All Roads Lead to Avignon

By |2018-06-12T14:20:16-05:00November 3rd, 2013|Articles|

by Shawnie Kelley Avignon: Kingdom of the Popes “All roads lead to Avignon” or so went the saying when, in 1305, Pope Clement V moved the papacy from strife-torn Rome to a peaceful, Provencal town in southern France.  This political move shifted the center of Christendom from the Eternal City to the small, papal enclave [...]