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Holocaust survivors receive free care from Israeli Catholic dentist

HAIFA, Israel — One recent morning, Dr. Maher Haddad discussed dentures with 88-year-old Moshe Bar Haim; sprinkled in the Hebrew conversation were words and...

Pope Francis honors Holocaust victims on International Day of Commemoration

VATICAN CITY  -- Remembering the Holocaust and its victims is not only an act of solidarity but also serves as a warning to humanity...

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: God’s generosity is real and knows...

Sunday Scripture readings, Nov. 15, 2020 Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Prv 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31 Psalm 128:1-5 2) 1 Thes 5:1-6 Gospel: Mt 25:14-30 We have a measure of...

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...

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