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German Catholics among those who suffered under Nazis

When Germany surrendered to Allied Forces May 7, 1945, Catholics saw a nation and their church shattered. Adolf Hitler’s destructive reign had turned many Germans...

Our Lenten Journey, April 7: St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross was born into the Jewish faith, was an atheist, a doctor of philosophy and ultimately became a Carmelite...

New research details Catholic inmates at Auschwitz

WARSAW, Poland — A Polish researcher has published the first study of religious practices among Christian prisoners at Auschwitz-Birkenau, as the 75th anniversary of...

Smuggled out of Warsaw Ghetto, child spent five years with Catholic...

TEL AVIV, Israel — Krystyna Linden does not remember much about the first five years of her life, which she spent in a tiny...

Pope Francis denounces increasing violence against Jewish people

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis warned that violence against Jewish people, which reached a state of horror during World War II, is on the...

Padua Academy students get unique perspective in studying German resistance to...

WILMINGTON — Studying the Holocaust is nothing new in American schools. At Padua Academy, students in Barbara Markham’s history class spent a day with...

Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor dies in Poland; had visited Padua...

News outlets are reporting the death of Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate Eva Mozes Kor, who passed away while in Poland on an annual...

Talk, display make Holocaust very real at Padua

Dialog reporter Woman relates story of being born in China, which welcomed Jews during WWII when others wouldn’t   WILMINGTON — More than 70 years have passed...

Wilmington resident who survived Holocaust spreads message of love to Ursuline...

Dialog reporter WILMINGTON — Ann Jaffe is more than 70 years and 4,000 miles from her childhood in eastern Poland, but time and distance hasn’t...

Saints and spies: Pope Pius XII’s secret war against Hitler

Catholic News Service ROME — Pope Pius XII, who some critics say remained silent during the Holocaust, played a pivotal role in coordinating covert spy...

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