Vatican opens archive on pope's silence during Holocaust

World Mar 2, 2020

Vatican opens archive on pope's silence during Holocaust

Historians will begin combing the archives Monday, hoping to glean why Pius XII stayed silent during the Nazi extermination of Jews in the Holocaust. More than 200 researchers have applied for permission to settle in one of the small studies of the Vatican Apostolic Archives ...

Auschwitz survivors sound alarm 75 years after liberation

World Jan 27, 2020

Auschwitz survivors sound alarm 75 years after liberation

Seventy-five years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a dwindling number of elderly Holocaust survivors gathered Monday at the former German Nazi death camp to honor its more than 1.1 million victims and to share their alarm over rising anti-Semitism. More than 200 survivors came from ...