A quickening breeze off the Adriatic brings a spray of rain sweeping across the city's grand plaza, empty on this late July morning. A two-hour train ride away, the smaller Saint Mark's Square in Venice is filled with U.S. tourists, but I hear no ... Chicago Tribune, 4 days ago
As Christian Europe tore at her own throat during the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) the Ottoman Turks missed a golden opportunity to strike their centuries-old enemy. Why? They were themselves absorbed with war in Persia. Moreover, they were beset by ...Catholic Exchange, 1 week ago Under Mary's Holy Name: Victory in Vienna, September 12, 1683 Catholic Exchange, 1 week ago
Welcome to the 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll for September 2014. Why are Americans so fascinated with royalty and especially England's royal family? Maybe it's those stories, and fairy tales we were told and movies that we watched as children that ...CBS News, 1 week ago
How to achieve "Blue Mind" -- a happier, healthier, calmer state? Sail along the blue Danube on Viking River Cruises . " Blue Mind : The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, Or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More ...Examiner.com, 1 month ago Viking River Cruises along the blue Danube help passengers attain 'Blue Mind' of happiness Examiner.com, 1 month ago Viking River Cruises along blue Danube attain 'Blue Mind' of happiness Examiner.com, 1 month ago
By Ed Rampell Starting on July 28, 1914, a month after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, a series of European powers declared war on each other, and by August 4, 1914, World War I had broken out. The so-called Great War was fought ...Progressive Magazine, 1 month ago
He seems to need rediscovering with each new generation. And by the way, let's lose the fatuous Papa Haydn tag. Strange how certain extremely famous creators are not really famous after all. For proof of this sub-Chestertonian paradox, ...Catholic World Report, 2 months ago
'One day the great European war will come out of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans." - Otto von Bismarck, 1888 The July Crisis The period between June 29 and August 1 has been called the "July Crisis." During this period, and especially ...Huffington Post, 2 months ago
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