Rome was in ruins and seven successive Popes ran the Catholic Church from Avignon on the edge of France. King Philipe of France needed money and the Templars were the chief bankers of Western Europe. So he destroyed them and took the fortune.
Listen to what happened to the Templars and to the wandering, wayfaring Vatican Archives.
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.