Alojzije Cardinal Stepinac was born on May 8,1898 in Brezarić, Croatia-Slavonia, Austria-Hungary to a wealthy Croatian family. He was the 5th of 9 children. His mother was a devout Catholic and prayed constantly that young Alojzije would enter the priesthood. … Continue reading Alojzije Cardinal Stepinac: Croatian Catholic prelate and patriot
Fulton J. Sheen was born Peter John Sheen on May 8,1895 in El Paso, Illinois. He was the oldest of four sons. The son of Newton and Delia Sheen. His first role in the Catholic Church was when he served … Continue reading Fulton Sheen: Life is Worth Living
It’s been 103 years since the torpedoing and sinking of the RMS Lusitania, the pride of the Cunard Line. It was major story back in 1915. The ship was torpedoed and sunk by a German u-boat off the Old Head of … Continue reading The Torpedoing and Sinking of the RMS Lusitania. 103 years later.
Wilm Hosenfeld was born Wilhelm Adalbert Hosenfeld on May 2,1895 in Mackenzell, Hesse, Germany to a devout Catholic family. His father was a devoutly religious Catholic schoolmaster. His family life had a staunch Catholic character and Christian charitable work was … Continue reading Wilm Hosenfeld: A Good German
Before the Holocaust was perpetrated by Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich when Nazi bureaucrats met at the Wannsee Conference on January 20,1942 to decide the fate of Europe’s Jews. Almost 3 decades earlier, there was another Holocaust known as … Continue reading The Armenian Genocide: 103 years later. The Holocaust against Christians.
Robert Harron was born April 12,1893 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, New York to John Harron, Sr. and Anne Arnold. He was the second of nine children in a poor Irish Catholic family. Robert who was known as … Continue reading Robert Harron, Devout Catholic actor of the Silent Era
Count Clemens August von Galen was born March 16,1878 at Dinklage Castle in Dinklage, Grand Duchy of Oldenburg, Germany to one of the oldest and most distinguished Catholic noble families of Westphalia. He was the eleventh of thirteen children, the … Continue reading Count Clemens August Cardinal von Galen, The Lion of Münster