New York Times best-selling author and military historian John Wukovits (ND ’67) will give a short presentation on his newly published book Soldiers of a Different Cloth: Notre Dame Chaplains in World War II. He will also be available to answer questions and sign books.
“John Wukovits shines light on a previously little-known aspect of World War II: the vital role that chaplains—especially those from Notre Dame—played in providing spiritual comfort during times of great stress, and in aiding the sick, wounded, and others ‘at the hour of their deaths.’ " —Flint Whitlock, author and editor of WWII Quarterly magazine
“On the front lines, in ships under attack, in prisoner-of-war camps, in medical care facilities, these...
The Catholic Press Association Book Awards were announced during the 2018 Catholic Media Conference in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Five books published by the University of Notre Dame Press received an award. The winning titles examine a wide range of subjects, including the persecution of Catholic Christians in the Middle East, the founder of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul, and a Mariology for contemporary scholars and students.
The winning titles include:
Abducted in Iraq: A Priest in Baghdad by Saad Sirop Hanna, with Edward S. Aris
First Place Award, Faithful Citizenship/Religious...