Tag: World War I

Historic cross on public property can stay, Supreme Court rules

Historic cross on public property can stay, Supreme Court rules

| Carol Zimmermann | June 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a 7-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of preserving a historic cross-shaped memorial in Bladensburg, Maryland saying the cross did not endorse religion.

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‘Tolkien’ focuses on Catholic author’s love of language, medieval imagery

‘Tolkien’ focuses on Catholic author’s love of language, medieval imagery

| Kurt Jensen | May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The necromancer Sauron, the archvillain of “The Lord of the Rings,” makes a cameo appearance in director Dome Karukoski’s “Tolkien.” He looms over the Battle of the Somme in World War I as if he were at home in his realm of Mordor and the bloody conflict had all been his idea.

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Mass, ceremony mark 100th anniversary of World War I’s end

Mass, ceremony mark 100th anniversary of World War I’s end

| Richard Szczepanowski | November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

With a solemn Mass, the mournful toll of bells, and patriotic songs and poems, more than 300 gathered at the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington on Nov. 11 to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and to honor those men and women who have served in the armed forces.

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