History.

 

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Austria:

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2017/10/26/blessed-franz-jagerstatter-1907-1943-farmer-husband-and-father-conscientious-objector-and-martyr/ PROFILE: In a time when conscientious objection was unthinkable, an Austrian farmer refuses to fight in the army of the Third Reich in World War II. Photographs. Video.

France:

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2014/10/01/god-cherishes-simplicity-saint-therese-of-lisieux-french-1873-1897/ PROFILE: Based on her writings, the life and death of St. Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897), a French Carmelite nun. Photographs and Video.

Ireland:

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2016/05/12/breakpoint-of-irish-nationalism-the-1916-easter-rising-or-how-a-band-of-motley-rebels-with-playwrights-and-poets-as-leaders-did-more-in-six-days-for-the-cause-of-irish-freedom-than-nationalist-polit/ PROFILE: 14 Irish rebels are executed in the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. Photographs.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2017/03/29/irish-folk-song-brid-og-ni-mhaille-young-bridget-omalley/ FOLK SONG: Bríd óg ní Mháille performed by Gillian Fenton and Fiachra O’ Corragáin. Video.

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2017/01/30/irish-folk-songs-an-exploration-weile-weile-waila-performed-by-the-dubliners/   FOLK  SONG: Weile Weile Waila performed by The Dubliners. Video.

Italy:

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2017/10/04/st-francis-of-assisi-and-the-leper/  FILM: In thirteenth century Italy, St. Francis of Assisi embraces a leper. From Roberto Rossellini’s The Flowers of St. Francis, 1950. Video.

Scotland:

https://johnpwalshblog.com/2014/09/12/the-battle-of-flodden-field-september-9-1513-a-young-scottish-king-who-confidently-walked-the-world-stage-is-killed/ BATTLE: Scot King James IV (1473-1513) is killed at Flodden Field (1513). Illustrations.