What were the Crusades for? Surprise! They were not to acquire Catholic colonies. They were enacted to perform penance, to end persecution and slaughter of of Catholics, to end the defiling of the Holy Sepulcher and sacred places. They weren’t even called Crusades. Even in the 19th century they were always referred to as Pilgrimages, a term more true to the spirit of most of the participants.
On each program of “Setting the Record Straight” you will hear another fascinating yet neglected story from two thousand years of magnificent achievements of the Catholic Church. Historical Apologist Charles Coughlin presents these intriguing stories based upon respected and authoritative historical sources. Misinformation and disinformation about the earthly work of the Catholic Church is corrected. “Setting the Record Straight” will quench the thirst of Catholics who want to hear true stories explaining their glorious heritage.