Pope Pius XII was born Eugenio Pacelli on March 2,1876 in Rome, Italy to Filippo Pacelli and Virginia Graziosi. His family was devoutly Catholic and had ties to the Catholic Church. His grandfather, Marcantonio Pacelli, had been Under-Secretary in the Papal Ministry … Continue reading Pope Pius XII, The Hero and Rescuer of World War II
Father Thomas Byles was born on February 24,1870 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK to Reverend Alfred Holden Byles, a Congregationalist minister and Louisa Davids. His family was a devout Congregationalist family and young Thomas was religious his entire life. Between … Continue reading Father Thomas Byles, Hero of the RMS Titanic
Father Basil W. Maturin was born on February 15,1847 in Dublin, Ireland to William Maturin and Jane Cook, who were members of the Church of Ireland. He was also the grandson of Charles Maturin, a writer. As a young man, … Continue reading Father Basil Maturin, Hero and Martyr of the Lusitania sinking
Today, marks the 45th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the infamous ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized abortion which is equal to murder. The court ruled in a 7 to 2 decision that abortion was a woman’s … Continue reading Roe vs. Wade, the sinful decision, 45 years later.
J. R. R. Tolkien was born John Ronald Reuel Tolkien on January 3,1892 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (now part of South Africa) to Arthur Reuel Tolkien and Mabel Suffield. He had a brother Hilary Arthur Reuel Tolkien (1894-1976). In … Continue reading J. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973)
Dr. Carl Austin Weiss was born on December 18,1905 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Dr. Carl Adam Weiss and Viola Maine. He had a sister Olga (1907-1997) and a brother Tom (1916-2004). He was an American physician. His family was … Continue reading Dr. Carl Austin Weiss was innocent
Father Bernhard Lichtenberg was born on December 3,1875 in Ohlau, Prussian Silesia, Germany. He was the second of five children in a devout Catholic family. He studied theology in Innsbruck, Austria-Hungary and was ordained a Catholic priest in 1899. The … Continue reading Father Bernhard Lichtenberg, a priest and martyr
C. S. Lewis was born Clive Staples Lewis on November 29,1898 in Belfast, Ireland, UK. He was the son of Albert James Lewis and Florence Hamilton. He had an elder brother, Warren Hamilton Lewis. His family were devout members … Continue reading C. S. Lewis (1898-1963)
It was on this date in 1963, that Communist assassin Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed President John F. Kennedy from the Texas School Book Depository with an Italian Carcano M91/38 bolt-action rifle at 12:30 pm as the President’s motorcade was coming by. He later shot and killed Dallas Police officer J.D. Tippit at 1:15 pm, when Tippit saw Oswald and believed he resembled the man seen fleeing after President Kennedy was shot. Numerous witnesses heard and saw Oswald shoot and kill Police Officer J.D. Tippit. At 1:40 pm, after he committed the murders, he walked into a Texas … Continue reading 54 years ago today since the death of President Kennedy. Why I still believe Oswald did it.