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TCC Films: Franz Jagerstatter A Man of Conscience

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Franz Jagerstatter on his motorcycle

Today is the memorial of the martyrdom of Blessed Franz Jagerstatter (above on his motorcycle). Jagerstatter was the only Austrian Catholic who refused orders to fight in the Nazi army. More from Anna Keating and the trailer after the jump:

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Misc: On war, Pope Francis says ‘never again’

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Iraq War

Fordham theology professor Michael Peppard in The Washington Post on Pope Francis’ denunciations of violence and calls for peace, “Over the past few days, this pope, whose namesake is a favored saint of peacemaking, has been trying to wake up complacent Americans.” Read the entire piece on the Church’s moral teachings regarding war and peace here: On war, Pope Francis says ‘Never again’

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