Through Christ’s love on the cross, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross perceived the heights of human dignity and the depth of offenses against it, from Auschwitz to abortion.
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“Life begins to make sense when we recognize and acknowledge God’s infinite goodness and our absolute dependence on him,” said St. Maximilian Kolbe. “Our response will be praise and total love expressed in obedience.”
BOOK REVIEW: Poems Born in Bergen-Belsen by Menachem Z. Rosensaft, the Jewish son of Holocaust survivors, is a poetic journey of descent and ascent that confronts God in the very heart of the Holocaust.
“Proclaim that mercy is the greatest attribute of God.”
As we mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, let us never forget the individual compromises with evil that brought it all about.
‘In these days, we have experienced the beauty of our universal fraternity in Christ,’ the Pope told the youth.
The Holy Father prayed in the cell where St. Maximilian Kolbe was held captive and eventually died in place of another prisoner.
Pope Francis paid a solemn visit to the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps on Friday, where he prayed in silence and then wrote a prayer in the ‘Memory Book.’
The Holy Father is making a personal pilgrimage to the notorious Nazi death camps, where more than a million Jews and others were murdered with assembly-line efficiency.
The Holy Father’s decision to visit the Nazi death camp will connect youths’ Friday reflection on the Paschal Mystery with the horrific tragedy of the Shoah.