When the crown meets the cross: Five queens who loved God and changed history

Vol. 7 | No. 20 | October 7, 2022

On the cover: “Vision of Saint Helen,” by 16th-century Italian artist Veronese, depicts one of the many Christian queens through-out history whose faith changed the course of history. For many, the death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has awakened fascination with the legacy of Christian monarchies. On Page 10, historian Phillip Campbell introduces five Catholic women who, like Queen Elizabeth, loved God — and their people — by putting duty above personal interest.

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