Hitler and Nazism

The Seehaus at Wannsee, where Vatican radio was monitored around the clock between 1940 and 1945.

Vatican Radio was ‘positively aggressive’ in countering Nazi ‘fake news’ efforts, new book says

By Charles Collins, Crux, February 17, 2020 During World War II, the Nazi regime used radio to propagate their message not only at home, but abroad. The Deutschlandsender, the Nazi equivalent of National Public Radio (NPR) and BBC Radio 4, broadcast propaganda to Europe, the British Isles,... read more

Pius XII, Francis, and the Media

By William Kilpatrick, The Catholic Thing, December 14, 2019 [ Our Catholic Citizens Forum Luncheon on October 11, 2019 featured William Kilpatrick. The subject of his talk was "Catholics, Islam, and the Risks of Complacency."--Ed.] John Cornwell’s 1999 smear of Pius XII, Hitler’s Pope,... read more

History’s Answer to Modern Despair

BY ARCHBISHOP CHARLES J. CHAPUT, O.F.M. CAP., NOVEMBER 18, 2019  “Having trivialized the past by equating it with outmoded . . . fashions and attitudes, people today resent anyone who draws on the past in serious discussions of contemporary conditions or attempts to use the past as a... read more

Rwanda: Remembrance, Repentance, Reconciliation

By Filip Mazurczak Wednesday, May 22, 2019 This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, one of the most horrific events in history’s bloodiest century. Over the course of a mere hundred days or so, Hutus in that nation killed up to a million Tutsis as the world... read more

Paul VI’s Response to Margaret Sanger’s Sexual Revolution

By Francis J. Pierson, July 26, 2018 In September of 1966, Margaret Sanger, the outspoken public voice of the Sexual Revolution and founder of Planned Parenthood, died in Tucson, Arizona. Sanger was a passionate sexual libertine whose selfishness extended even towards her own family. Finding... read more

Hollywood actor blasts billionaire George Soros as ‘satanic’

By James Risdon LOS ANGELES, California, October 18, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — Billionaire George Soros is "satanic," a neo-Nazi collaborator hellbent on undermining Western civilization, says Hollywood movie star James Woods. In a tweet last Saturday, Woods came out swinging against the... read more

A valiant woman’s voice in ‘Humanae Vitae’

A Polish survivor of a Nazi concentration camp foresaw the harm of the contraceptive pill. By Ruth D. Lasseter | Jul 19 2018 | Wanda Półtawska, a Polish doctor, is 97 years old. Her life and work is unknown outside her native Poland and some quarters of the Catholic Church, but her insights... read more

Hanna Chrzanowska’s ‘Blessed’ Witness to Charity

A look at the holy life of an upcoming beata. By Filip Mazurczak Hanna Chrzanowska, a Polish nurse who will be beatified April 28, was devoted to her vocation attending to the sick and suffering. Like St. Francis of Assisi, Chrzanowska came from a privileged aristocratic family but decided... read more

Alfie Evans’s—and Britain’s—Dark Hour

A Life not Worth Living? by: John Stonestreet &  Roberto Rivera, Breakpoint, April 27, 2018 Honestly, I’m not sure which hour is Britain’s darkest, the Blitz of 1940 or right now. The recent blockbuster film “Darkest Hour” portrayed Winston Churchill’s gallant effort to save... read more

Sugihara’s Holocaust Survivors

The High Cost of Obedience by: John Stonestreet & Anne Morse, Breakpoint.org, April 11, 2018 Today, in Israel, is Holocaust Memorial Day. Here’s an amazing story of an unlikely hero, a Christian who changed the world. Many of us have seen the Academy Award-winning film... read more

Czech cardinal who survived Nazi death camp’s “clergy barracks” is finally going home

By Larry Peterson | Jan 09, 2018 Remains of Servant of God Josef Beran will be transferred to Prague. Pope Francis has given consent to the transport of the remains of a cardinal-archbishop of Prague, Josef Beran, to the Czech Republic, the Czech ambassador to the Vatican announced last week.... read more

Anger and the Church

Jihad Never Sleeps