Monday, November 18, 2013

Remembering Men of Faith

Great War's Vicar of Christ called for an equitable peace
Pope Benedict XV
Amid the casualties, rolling artillery barrages, and mustard gas attacks suffered by millions of men during the First World War, one man adamantly stood for a cessation of hostilities: Pope Benedict XV. Only made a cardinal in May 1914 by Pope Pius X, Benedict began his reign Sept. 3, 1914, a month into the fighting. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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