Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum appoints first female director

National Apr 1, 2020

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum appoints first female director

The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, founded in April 1996, said Wednesday it has appointed its first female director. Keiko Shinozaki, 52, previously managed the Nagasaki Municipal Government's division responsible for supporting atomic bomb survivors. "I would like to take responsibility to tell the world about what ...

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 ...