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World War One
June 27, 2016
July 1 marks the 100th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme, the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army
April 13, 2015
A new book describes why Turkey is right to have an uneasy conscience over its treatment of the Armenians
April 13, 2015
Francis was speaking delivered a message at a Mass at St Peter's Basilica on Sunday
April 13, 2015
Francis was speaking at a Mass at St Peter's Basilica to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian massacres
January 22, 2015
We laugh at ludicrous anti-Catholic conspiracies. But we underestimate how many minds they poison, thanks to the latest developments in digital technology
November 11, 2014
Although we may have not have a truly Christian Remembrance Sunday, it doesn't mean the ceremony lacks religious significance.
July 31, 2014
On at least 44 days more than 100 Irishmen were killed during the Great War, but they are only now being recognised
June 26, 2014
Mary Teresa Connor describes how the First World War took an unbearable toll on her close-knit Irish Catholic family