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World War II
NCR Today: After 30 years a pastor, this convert became head of the diocese of Sapporo, Japan, and a leader of the Japanese bishops' peace and justice efforts.
NCR Today: Set in World War II's aftermath, French-Polish film takes on the horror of a war crime in a Benedictine monastery.
Parish Diary: In a shrinking world, as religions and cultures interact and sometimes react, priests can be instruments of peace beyond their church walls.
Opinion: How does any war get the name "good"? And how does such a name stick for 70 years?
Essay: Now that I’ve seen the killing fields and the burial plots of Normandy, I wonder if "Operation Overlord" might not be code for the Higher Power.