This man was killed for defying Hitler – and now he's been beatified.

Italian layman Joseph Mayr-Nusser who refused to take the Hitler oath was beatified March 18 in his home town of Bolsano. In 1944, Mayr-Nusser, a Catholic husband and father, refused to take the oath of allegiance to Hitler after being drafted into the German army. He died on the way to Dachau concentration camp, to… Continue reading This man was killed for defying Hitler – and now he's been beatified.

The astonishing secret history of the Pope who fought Hitler

Pope Pius XII’s secret support for the attempted overthrow of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler is the subject of a recent book that draws on wartime documents and interviews with the American intelligence agent who wrote them. “This book is the truth – as best I could establish it in a number of years of research… Continue reading The astonishing secret history of the Pope who fought Hitler

Duterte orders US troops to leave – Is the 65-year-agreement at an end?

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has put an end to the 65-year joint military contract with the US. Over the weekend, Duterte informed the US the Philippines wouldno longer participate in joint patrols in the South China Sea. The Philippine defense chief, Delfin Lorenzana, announced all joint patrols have come to an end and a small… Continue reading Duterte orders US troops to leave – Is the 65-year-agreement at an end?

'I apologize profoundly' – Philippine President releases worldwide apology

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made a worldwide statement Sunday morning to the entire Jewish community. After comparing the Philippines’ anti-drug war to Hitler and the Holocaust. “If Germany had Hitler, the Philippines would have [me],” Durterte stated. “Hitler massacred 3 million Jews…there’s 3 million drug addicts. There are. I’d be happy to slaughter them.” The… Continue reading 'I apologize profoundly' – Philippine President releases worldwide apology

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