Two substantial new historical studies of Pope Pius XII’s response to the Jewish Holocaust reach sharply opposed conclusions. Not surprisingly, it’s the negative criticism of Pius rather than the documented defense that’s getting attention, including […]
Religious leaders mark the 77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau at the death camp, Jan. 27, 2022. / Wojciech Grabowski/www.auschwitz.org.
Oświęcim, Poland, Jan 28, 2022 / 03:37 am (CNA).
Religious leaders gathered at Auschwi… […]
Pope Francis meets with Holocaust survivor Edith Bruck at the Vatican’s Casa Santa Marta, Jan. 27, 2022. / Vatican Media.
Vatican City, Jan 27, 2022 / 11:40 am (CNA).
Pope Francis marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday with … […]
A monument at the Jewish cemetery in Izbica, Poland. / Aung via Wikimedia (public domain)
Lublin, Poland, Nov 14, 2021 / 15:00 pm (CNA).
Father Gregor Pawlowski died in Israel Oct. 21 at the age of 90, but he wanted his body to be buried in Pol… […]
Cardinal Eugene Tisserant, who was dean of the College of Cardinals from 1951 to 1972, and has been named Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem. / public domain
Denver Newsroom, Oct 23, 2021 / 15:00 pm (CNA).
Cardinal Eugene Tisserant was a … […]
The Umschlagplatz Monument in Warsaw, Poland, where more than 300,000 Jews were transported from the Warsaw Ghetto to Nazi death camps. / Sr. Amata CSFN
CNA Staff, Apr 19, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).
The uprising — the largest single Jewish revolt … […]
Vatican City, Jan 27, 2021 / 03:50 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said on Wednesday that commemorating the Holocaust means to be aware that “these things can happen again.”
Speaking at the end of his general audience, the pope noted that Ja… […]
Church history is a very strange phenomenon. It does not matter whether your academic position classifies you as an historian. If you are a Christian you risk having the label “apologist” put on your work, […]
“Comitato Papa Pacelli – Associazione Pio XII”, an organization for the beatification of Pope Pius XII, led by Roman Rota attorney Emilio Artiglieri, held a symposium on June 4th to commemorate the great work of […]