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Cardinal della Costa: an Italian hero in 1943

The Archbishop of Florence, Cardinal della Costa, has taken a courageous stand. When some of his nuns were arrested, in consequence of having given shelter to some Jewish women in their convent, the Cardinal, putting on his full panoply, went … Continue reading

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Existentialism and Hiroshima (6th August 1945)

You’re you and nothing but you You do what you do and you do it You’re a person who does knows what to do And you’re the man who dropped the bomb on Hiroshima You dropped that bomb no- one … Continue reading

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