- Jan 28, 2020
Ireland’s most senior Catholic cleric said the suffering endured by the Irish — Catholic and Protestant — during World War I should act as an impetus for political leaders today to build a just and lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
The bells of St. Peter’s Basilica rang out in unison with thousands of other church bells around the world Sunday as Pope Francis commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I.
World War I had an enormous and lasting effect on Catholics in the U.S.
On Nov. 11, many Canadian churches will ring their bells 100 times to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the war.
A new film tells the story of Irish Jesuit Father William “Willie” Doyle, who during World War I brought the sacraments to dying soldiers on the battlefield, before he himself died in action on the frontline.
A national public interest law firm has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in “a last-ditch effort” to save a 40-foot-tall cross memorializing soldiers who died in World War I that sits at a busy intersection in the Washington suburb of Bladensburg.