One of the more irritating tropes of this age in which sloganeering has replaced argumentation is the alleged distinction between “wars of choice” and “wars of necessity.” That distorted and distorting antinomy was first deployed […]
With a gracious assist from former Kansas governor Sam Brownback, I had the privilege of a personal tour of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Museum in Abilene this past March. And I couldn’t have had […]
The most recent statements of Pope Francis regarding the Russian military aggression against Ukraine must be causing bigger and bigger confusion not only among the faithful of the Catholic Church, but also among members of […]
The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in eastern Poland. / KUL.
Lublin, Poland, Dec 8, 2021 / 14:00 pm (CNA).
A university in Poland will host a center for the study of Polish Catholics and Jews who saved lives under Nazism and communi… […]
The beatification of Fr. Giovanni Fornasini in Bologna, Italy, Sept. 26, 2021. / Antonio Minnicelli and Elisa Bragaglia.
Rome Newsroom, Sep 28, 2021 / 08:30 am (CNA).
As Allied forces bombed the Nazi-occupied Italian city of Bologna in the fall … […]
Religious sisters view remains discovered at a site in Gdańsk, northern Poland. / Poszukiwania IPN.
Warsaw, Poland, Jun 4, 2021 / 03:10 am (CNA).
Sr. Maria Gunhilda was recovering from tuberculosis at a hospital in Orneta, northern Poland, when … […]
Gino Bartali (1914-2000) competing in the 1938 Tour de France. / Public domain
Vatican City, May 5, 2021 / 09:10 am (CNA).
A cycling champion and devout Catholic who helped to save more than 800 Jews from Nazi persecution during World War II was… […]
Catholic priests and civilians are seized by the Nazis in Bydgoszcz, Poland, in September 1939. / Public domain.
CNA Staff, Apr 29, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).
Catholics in Poland are commemorating the fifth of the country’s diocesan priests who were… […]
The Umschlagplatz Monument in Warsaw, Poland, where more than 300,000 Jews were transported from the Warsaw Ghetto to Nazi death camps. / Sr. Amata CSFN
CNA Staff, Apr 19, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).
The uprising — the largest single Jewish revolt … […]