Posted on July 17, 2012 by Tony McMahon
Igreja de São Francisco – or the church of Saint Francis in English – is a fascinating place. In the first quarter of the 13th century, Franciscans started to build a church and cloister. Over the next two hundred years,…
Category: Templar News
Tags: convert, franciscan, friar, history, Islam, martyr, Morocco, muslim, porto, revert, Sao Francisco, saracen
Posted on February 27, 2011 by Tony McMahon
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Christian converts from Judaism and Islam may have hoped to avoid the Spanish Inquisition but the 1506 Lisbon massacre proved otherwise
Category: Templar History
Tags: baptism, bishop, Catholic, conversion, convert, death, execution, forced, history, infidel, Inquisition, Islam, jews, Lisbon, Manuel, massacre, Muslims, pagan, persecution, pope, revert, Sao Domingos
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