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Stolpersteine remembering Mario Segre, Noemi Cingoli, and their son Marco Segre, located outside the Swedish Institute in Rome.

Cobblestones honoring Holocaust victims stolen in Rome

Dec 11, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Twenty bronze-capped cobblestones, commemorating members of two Italian Jewish families who were deported during the Holocaust, were stolen in Rome... Read more

Selection of Hungarian Jews on the ramp at the Auschwitz II-Birkenau death camp, May or June 1944.

Holocaust calls us to have 'respect for the dignity of every person'

Jan 27, 2017

In a message marking Friday's observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, a Vatican official has said it is reminder that we... Read more

A number tattooed on the forearm of Lidia Maksimovic Bocarova, a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

The story of a Holocaust survivor who encountered Pope Francis

Jul 29, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones, Alan Holdren

A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp welcomed Pope Francis’ Friday visit and asked the world to remember the suffering... Read more

Pope Francis at the Vatican, April 3, 2014.

Pope Francis likely to visit Auschwitz during World Youth Day

Jan 29, 2016

By Elise Harris

During his July visit to Poland for World Youth Day, it’s probable that Pope Francis will follow in the steps... Read more