Eight different testimonies reveal how Pius XII asked at least 49 convents to hide and house Jews, and declared those convents to be extraterritorial areas under the authority of the Vatican, Oversteyns found.
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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.
World War II and all of its hideous fruit is squarely the fault of humans, not God.
Israel’s official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem, named Father Marie-Benoît ‘Righteous Among the Nations’ for his efforts during World War II.
Józef and Wiktoria Ulma’s causes were launched in 2003 by the Pelplin Diocese, together with those of other Polish martyrs of World War II.
“Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”
Thirteen years after his death in 2000, Yad Vashem declared Gino Bartali “Righteous Among the Gentiles” for his heroism during World War II.
“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.
It is estimated that Irena Sendler and her associates were able to save 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto.