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Fr. Jan Macha (1914-1942).

Polish Catholic priest guillotined by Nazis to be beatified in November

Fr. Jan Macha will be declared blessed in Katowice, southern Poland, on Nov. 20. Read more

The Umschlagplatz Monument in Warsaw, Poland, where more than 300,000 Jews were transported from the Warsaw Ghetto to Nazi death camps.

Polish Catholic bishop: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising anniversary is ‘an appeal to love one’s neighbor’

The uprising -- the largest single Jewish revolt of World War II -- was launched 78 years ago Read more

Wiktoria Ulma with six of her children.

Polish Catholic family killed by Nazis for helping Jews on path to beatification

Seventy-seven years ago today, Nazis murdered a Polish Catholic family. Now, all nine family members -- including an unborn child... Read more

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‘A Hidden Life’ brings story of Bl. Franz Jaggerstatter and his wife to the big screen

A new film opening this weekend tells the story of Blessed Franz Jagerstatter, whose refusal to fight for the Nazis... Read more

Joseph Mayr-Nusser.

This man was killed for defying Hitler – and now he's been beatified.

Italian layman Joseph Mayr-Nusser who refused to take the Hitler oath was beatified March 18 in his home town of... Read more

George Weidenfeld at the Axel Springer 100th Anniversary Ceremony on May 2, 2012.

This Jewish man survived Nazi Germany. Now he's rescuing Christians from ISIS

George Weidenfeld was barely eighteen when Nazi forces occupied his homeland of Austria in 1938. He may not have lived... Read more

Elio Toaff on Feb. 12, 2007.

Rabbi Toaff: Nazi-fighter, inter-religious giant, and one of the few people remembered in JPII's will

Rabbi Elio Toaff, the first rabbi to welcome a Pope to a Roman synagogue, died Sunday at the age of... Read more

Holocaust Memorial, Berlin on Sept. 21, 2014.

Does 'never again' have any meaning? Human rights after the Holocaust

Even though it ended seventy years ago, the Holocaust still gives a stark and relevant warning on dehumanization and persecution... Read more