THE PRINCE OF PEACE – He’s Still Knocking, But Is Anyone at the U.N. Listening?

My mother was not an art aficionado.  Perhaps I’ve forgotten—but aside from a crucifix and some First Communion photos of us kids, I don’t remember anything distinctive gracing the walls in our 1950s bungalow. But then came the Cuban Missile Crisis.  In October 1962, during the Cold War, the Cuban and Soviet governments began to surreptitiously build bases in Cuba for a number of medium-range and intermediate-range ballistic nuclear missiles, with the ability to strike most of the continental U … [Read more...]