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18/01/2015 · This Day In History: 01/18/1919 - Post-WWI Peace Conference

January 1 is the World Day of Peace

On 29 September Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg and General Erich Ludendorff told Kaiser Wilhelm II that the war was lost and that negotiations for an armistice based on President Wilson's peace proposals should begin at once.

The Paris Peace Conference, also known as Versailles Peace Conference, was the meeting of the victorious Allied Powers following the end of World War I to set the peace terms for the defeated Central Powers.

The Road to World War II - World history

Germany had high hopes of winning World War One - especially after astonishing advances early in 1918. Martin Kitchen explains how, despite these victories, Germany fell apart, how the blame game was played during the subsequent peace negotiations, and how this helped Hitler's rise to power.

Resources for 2018 World Day of Peace:

The theme for Pope Francis' annual World Dayof Peace message for 2018 is:“Migrants and Refugees: Men and Women in Search of Peace.”

In his (January 1) Pope Francis urges us to turn a "contemplative gaze" toward our migrant and refugee brothers and sisters and to respond to their plight with four "mileposts for action."

Check out this (also ) for a summary of the message and prayer and action ideas!