Joseph O'Brien

Joseph O'Brien is the editor of reviews for Catholic classics at Catholicfiction.net. He is an award-winning journalist and a poet. He attended Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California, and graduated with a masters in English Literature from the University of Dallas, Irving, Texas. He lives with his wife and children on a homestead in the Driftless region of rural southwest Wisconsin. He is the staff writer for The Catholic Times of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin.

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Three Apples Fell From Heaven

Hitler’s master plan of evil to annihilate the Jewish people finds its precedent in the Turkish attempt to obliterate the entire Armenian populace from 1915 to 1917. Anticipating Hitler's notorious modus operandi, the Ottoman Turks used war (in this case, World War I) to cloak their villainous actions and to frustrate the world’s reactions to what became known as the Armenian Genocide.

Today, the Turkish government officially refuses to recognize that a genocide ever happened, and just as officially pronounce it a crime agains the state of Turkey to even mention in public that it did happe...

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