World War Items
In 1919, the 'Big Three' (Lloyd-George - Britain, Georges Clemenceau - France and Woodrow Wilson - USA) met at Versailles to draw up the terms of a peace treaty. France wanted to ensure that Germany was punished and that France would never again be threatened by German agression. Britain wanted to punish Germany but did not want to weaken Germany too much as this would effect its ability to trade. The USA did not want to impose a harsh treaty and wanted to set up a League of Nations.
Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of the Catholic diocese of Peoria, Illinois, likened President Obama to Adolf Hilter and Joseph Stalin, along with past French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau and German chancellor Otto von Bismarck, on Sunday while condemning Obama’s “radical, pro-abortion and extreme secularist agenda.” He said that Catholics in America are in a “war” as a result of the administration’s mandate for religiously-based institutions to cover contraceptives, and compared politicians who bac