- Dec 3, 2020
The Daughters of Charity were a centralized and hierarchical order, under the authority of an elected superior general. This new model gave a strong unity to the sisters trained and used to act in the same way.
A new study says the rates of literacy among ancient Israelites might be far higher than previously suspected.
Market Garden was a disaster for the Allies in World War II. An attempt to invade the Netherlands was stopped by the Germans. Of the 15 British and 3 Polish chaplains involved in the operation, 3 were killed and 10 were taken prisoner.
Researchers at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum have found a cache of letters from Americans objecting to JFK’s embrace of cocktails at White House events.
It was a century ago on Sept. 1, 1920, that a French general, Henri Gouraud, stood on the porch of a Beirut palace surrounded by local politicians and religious leaders and declared the State of Greater Lebanon — the precursor of the modern state of Lebanon.
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Winchester is celebrating its 150th year in the community.