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After World War I, church changed mission approach, cardinal says

After World War I, church changed mission approach, cardinal says

| Cindy Wooden | July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

World War I and its aftermath changed the map of Europe, but also dismantled the notion of the “state church” in a way that forced the Catholic Church to discover again the authentic meaning of mission, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

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Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The spotlight shines brightly on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour” a historical drama about political leadership and backroom intrigue during a pivotal moment of World War II.

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Secret deal? Author hopes Vatican archives shed light on efforts to end Holocaust

Secret deal? Author hopes Vatican archives shed light on efforts to end Holocaust

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Secret negotiations between Heinrich Himmler — the “architect” of the Holocaust — and a Swiss Catholic politician, hired by a Jewish woman and helped by an Italian papal nuncio, may have contributed to ending the mass extermination of the Jewish people, according to a Canadian researcher.

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Paper’s 1941 war edition expressed faith, patriotism of island Catholics

Paper’s 1941 war edition expressed faith, patriotism of island Catholics

| Patrick Downes | December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Our beloved country is at war. Our peaceful shores have been ruthlessly attacked, and all citizens are called upon to unite their efforts toward that peace for which we have all prayed, that peace which the world cannot give, and that peace which God will surely bring about when mankind has seen its folly and conforms its ways to his.”

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Larson’s ‘In the Garden of Beasts’ sheds new light on Nazi Germany

Larson’s ‘In the Garden of Beasts’ sheds new light on Nazi Germany

| July 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

Are you a World War II junkie? Love history and politics? Here’s a great read for you.

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