Magazine article highlights the resonance of Second World War commemorations in Cassino, Rome and Normandy

Cassino War Cemetery south of Rome An article about the contemporary resonance of Second World War commemorations following recent remembrance events in Cassino, Rome and Normandy has been published by The Tablet,  the London monthly magazine. “But as moving as these events may be, questions will be asked about their future with increasing frequency,” article…

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Papal message for liberation of Rome thanksgiving service

Bishop Paul Mason, Papal Nuncio Archbishop Buendia and the Papal message read  at the Liberation of Rome Thanksgiving Service at the Cathedral Church of St Michael & St George on 15 June Bishop of the Armed Forces Paul Mason read out the text of a Papal message sent for the thanksgiving service in the Cathedral…

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Remembering great Italian escape of 1943-44

Tens of thousands of Allied prisoners of war fled from camps in Italy following the announcement of the armistice that took Rome out of the war in September 1943. Their story and the role played in it by Italians who provided them with food and shelter is being preserved in the work of the Monte…

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