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  • Croatians eager to see Cardinal Stepinac declared a saint

    Croatians eager to see Cardinal Stepinac declared a saint

    • May 11, 2016

    Anyone who has even the slightest insight into how a canonization process works at the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints knows the path is rarely uncomplicated. Even by that standard, however, there’s a cause from Croatia that has had more than its fair share of ups and downs:

  • The priest, the student, and the swastika

    The priest, the student, and the swastika

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    • Nov 6, 2015

    “The Ninth Day” is newly available on North American DVD via Ignatius Press. It comes with a 16-page full-color booklet with my 2004 review of the film and my interview with the director, Volker Schlöndorff. “Sophie Scholl: The Final Days” is available on Blu-ray/DVD. In the cultural upheaval following the

  • ‘The Train’: When is art worth dying for?

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    • Aug 21, 2015

    “The Train” was re-released earlier this year in a new DVD edition from Kino Lorber; it is also available via Amazon Instant and other services. Recent news that two men in Poland claimed to have found a legendary Nazi cargo train allegedly loaded with plundered artwork — as well as

  • On Hiroshima anniversary, the pope called for a total ban on nuclear arms

    • Aug 10, 2015

    ROME — Marking the 70th anniversary of the use of nuclear bombs by the United States in Japan at the close of World War II, Pope Francis reiterated the Vatican’s long-standing call for a total ban on nuclear arms and other weapons of mass destruction. The pontiff called nuclear weapons

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