- Sep 20, 2020
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.
The history of Black Catholics in the U.S. is a dramatic mix of struggles and breakthroughs, but it has been largely ignored in the curriculum of Catholic schools. That may soon change.
Two public statues of Spanish conqueror Juan de Oñate in New Mexico are drawing renewed attention and criticism as memorials erected in honor of Confederate leaders and other historical figures worldwide become a focus of protests.