In responding to WWI, the Catholic Church sought how to best serve both its own people and the larger national community at a time of great need, and today the needs of the church and the common good at large continue to guide the USCCB and those who work for it.
“The Promise” stars Oscar Isaac as an Armenian medical student in Constantinople (now Istanbul) and Christian Bale as a globetrotting Associated Press correspondent detailing the growing horror of the genocide.
April 6 marks the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entrance into the World War I. On April 2, 1917, Democratic President Woodrow Wilson asked a special joint session of Congress to declare war on the German Empire. Congress issued the declaration April 6, 1917.