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Entrance the childrens section in Jerusalems Yad Vashem holocaust memorial on May 23, 2014

Pope's Yad Veshem visit lauded for interreligious significance

A local youth has praised Pope Francis’ decision to visit Jerusalem’s Yad Veshem holocaust memorial during his Holy Land trip,... Read more

Bl. Pope John XXIII's tomb under the altar of St. Jerome

Israeli parliament lauds John XXIII as example of unity

In an unprecedented session held earlier this week, members of the Israeli parliament praised St John XXIII for his efforts... Read more

Pope Francis prays at General Audience Sept. 25, 2013.

Horror of the Holocaust must never be repeated, Pope writes

In a letter to his friend Rabbi Abraham Skorka of Buenos Aires to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Pope Francis wrote... Read more

Pope Pius XII.

Historian: Catholic Church pivotal in rescue of Roman Jews

The efforts of the Catholic Church were undoubtedly decisive in the escape of most of Rome's Jews during World War... Read more

Mrs. Graziella Viterbi, on the door of the house where she lodged with her family in Borgo Aretino, within the walls of Assisi.

Holocaust survivor thanks Pope for Church's aid in WWII

The last living person whom the Bishop of Assisi saved from being killed during the Holocaust met with Pope Francis... Read more


New documentary released on Catholic heroine who confronted Nazis

The heroic life of Magdalena Truel Larrabure, a young Catholic woman died at the hands of Nazis during World War... Read more

Pope Pius XII.

Holocaust museum praised for corrections to Pius XII exhibit

Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial has made changes to a controversial exhibit on Pope Pius XII, presenting a more balanced... Read more