Georges Bernanos (Feb 20, 1888 – July 5, 1948) is the author of Diary of a Country Priest, turned into a 1951 movie of the same name. I have posted the link to this film, my favorite. Following is Wikipedia’s description of Bernanos. I made this entry because Bernanos and I see things the same way. “… Roman Catholic with monarchist leanings, he was critical of elitist thought and was opposed to what he identified as defeatism. He believed this had led to France’s defeat and eventual occupation by Germany in 1940 during World War II. His two major novels, ‘Sous le soleil de Satan’ (1926) and the ‘Journal d’un curé de campagne’ (1936), both revolve around a parish priest who combats evil and despair in the world.” The 1926 novel, Under the Sun of Satan, was made into a movie in 1987. Do not open the link to Diary, because it contains the spoiler.
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