St. Thomas Becket
Today, is the Optional Memorial of St. Thomas Becket, Bishop and Martyr. He was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, England on December 29, 1170 possibly at the behest of King Henry II. Devotion to St. Thomas Becket was very strong in the Middle Ages. You can read more about St. Thomas Becket
Spero News has a story about some Muslims demanding to be able to worship at the Catholic Cathedral in Cordoba, Spain.
These kinds of demands really get my back up. Does this mean Catholics get the Hagia Sophia back?
Where will it end? Can we get Canterbury Cathedral back too?
And specially, from every shires ende
Of Engelond, to Caunterbury they wende,
The holy blisful martir for to seke,
--Canterbury Tales (Prologue), Geoffrey Chaucer
It used to be "to the victor belong the spoils" Now, its "to the biggest whiner, belong the spoils"