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March 22, 2017
by Shams

Sometimes the Vatican thinks like a politician

The leaked US diplomatic cables from Wikileaks points to Vatican’s political mind. The cables reveal Pope John Paul II’s dream of a Christian Europe. The Pope and his Ministry were hopeful the introduction of Euro as a common currency in … Continue reading

July 21, 2014
by Guest Post

Vom „Augusterlebnis“ in die Katastrophe

Am 28. Juli 1914 erklärte Österreich-Ungarn Serbien den Krieg, bald darauf bekämpft sich halb Europa. Die Historikerin Gunda Barth-Scalmani erforscht die ersten Kriegsmonate in Innsbruck. Aus dem kurzen Sommerkrieg sollten vier Jahre werden: Die Kriegsbegeisterung im Sommer 1914 war allerdings … Continue reading