World War I

Military chaplains served the ones who served

Tales of heroism, self-giving and compassion abound in accounts from two world wars.

Bishop Barron: ‘1917’ and remembering who we are

If their Baptism meant so little to scores of millions of combatants in that terrible war, then what, finally, was the point of Christianity?

This WWI chaplain risked his life to save the souls of his soldiers

Bl. Rupert Mayer charged into the heat of battle to pray with soldiers and give them the Last Rites.

How my grandpa’s World War I stories changed the course of my life

They've helped me to redeem my faith and reorient my sense of self.

See the Tower of London ablaze in candles to remember World War I (Video)

London commemorated the centennial of the end of World War I with 10,000 flames.

“It seems we never learn,” says Francis on 100th anniversary of WWI’s end

Says St. Martin's gesture of cutting his cloak in two to share with the poor shows us the path to peace

Pope’s No. 2: Impartiality still the right choice for the Holy See

The pontiff of WWI set this course; "only the fragile voice" of Benedict XV "dared" to denounce the absurdity of war

World War I ended 100 years ago. But do you know why it began?

Yale offers a free online course examining the tensions in Europe leading to "The Great War."

Joseph Pearce brings World War I verse drama to stage

Marking centenary of US entry into World War I, literary biographer pens dramatic meditation on transformation through conflict.

An American soldier’s touching love letters from World War I

A first-hand account of the innermost thoughts and feelings of a man on the front lines.