Nowhere is this observation better illustrated than in the service of Archbishop Angelo Roncalli, the future Pope John XXIII and newly designated by Pope Francis as a Saint, whose story is one of the most inspiring - yet little known - episodes of the twentieth century.
Come and join the adventure of our host, Victoria Barrett, who answers these and many other questions through her journey discovering the roots and growth of early Christianity. Unknown to many, much of this history - from Apostles to Crusaders - occurred in today’s Republic of Turkey, called Asia Minor in Biblical times. Second only to Israel in Biblical sites, Turkey is a treasure-trove of early Christian history.
At a time when millions were murdered before the eyes of an indifferent world, there were some men, and at times, some governments, who chose to act - not for praise, not for glory, but in the name of simple human decency. In doing so, they dispelled the myths that people were powerless to resist the Nazis.