Sicilian Culture

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This Day in History:
Italian Contributions in the Month of February

February 13
1633  Galileo arrives in Rome for his trial professing the belief that the Earth revolves around the Sun, which was contrary to Christian beliefs and the Vatican's position
1973  The National Council of US Catholic Bishops announced that anyone performing abortions would be excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church


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