Encounter key moments and saints throughout Church History within this newsreel style archive.
EWTN Newsreal: The Council of Nicaea in 325 AD
The Year 325 AD: On the heels of reuniting the Holy Roman Empire, Emperor Constantine calls a council to debate Arianism: a rapidly spreading heresy that questions the innate divinity of Jesus Christ.
EWTN Newsreal: Pope Leo the Great in 452 AD
The Year 452 AD: As Attila and his army continue to raid and sack cities, Pope Leo decides to take an unexpected stand against the Hun leader.
EWTN Newsreal: The Second Council of Nicaea in 787 AD
The Year 787 AD: To prevent further confusion over the veneration of holy images from spreading amongst the faithful, Pope Adrian I calls together the Second Council of Nicaea.
EWTN Newsreal: St. Augustine in 354 AD
The Year 354 AD: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis is born, and though he indulges in a life of hedonism and pleasure, his keen mind and intellect eventually leads him back to the Church.
EWTN Newsreal: St. Monica in 374 AD
The Year 374 AD: As Monica witnesses her son stray from the Church, she remains steadfast in praying for his conversion.
EWTN Newsreal: St. Januarius in 303 AD
The Year 303 AD: During a time of great Christian persecution, Bishop Januarius is captured.
EWTN Newsreal: Gnosticism in 150 AD
The Year 150 AD: Church leaders confront numerous sects that prize the spiritual world, but completely reject and condemn the material world as evil.
EWTN Newsreal: Arianism in 319 AD
The Year 319 AD: A popular priest from Alexandria questions the intrinsic divinity of Jesus Christ.
EWTN Newsreal: Nestorianism in 450 AD
The Year 450 AD: The Patriarch of Constantinople, Nestorius, proposes that Jesus is actually comprised of two people, one divine and one human, and rejects Mary’s title as the Mother of God.