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Catholic Culture Update January

Catholic Culture Update for the week beginning January 22, 2017

Quote to carry in your heart this week

“Reconciliation, the love of Christ compels us.” …

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Wannsee Conference

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Wannsee Conference.

On January 20, 1942, 15 high-ranking Nazi Party and German government officials gathered at a villa in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee to discuss and coordinate the implementation of what they called the “Final Solution” of the Jewish Question. 777 more words

History

My Son's Lesson This Inauguration Day

My son’s National History Day Documentary. Click on image to play.

As Donald Trump is inaugurated as our 45th President today, emotions are high. Many are excited and overjoyed. 518 more words

Rabbi Andrew Jacobs

Lit rec #58: Quietly read this (1980-1992).

Groundbreaking, Pulitzer prize-winning. Embraces & refutes Adorno: no art is possble after the Holocaust. MAUS I & II by Art Spiegelman.

Greetings - from occupied Austria

A last-minute change of mind ensured I attended an awfully interesting lecture. The subject was a family history. The family was one of many, torn apart through migration. 718 more words

Culture

Resurrection of Gavin Stone and Truth Wrapped in Church Language

A new Christian film just hit theaters, and all the usual problems seem to be present. I personally think that’s a shame since the concept sounded like it could work: a washed-out actor cons his way into a church play and then gets more than he bargained for. 877 more words

Faith