- Jul 14, 2020
One great unanswerable question regarding the Catholic Church and the Holocaust is whether Jewish lives would have been saved had Pope Pius XI or his successor, Pope Pius XII, issued a statement urging the protection of Jews in Axis-held Europe.
Hundreds of worshippers and many clergy were killed at churches, mosques, synagogues and temples.
Polish authorities on Friday arrested a far-right leader and plan to charge him with public incitement of hatred against Jews, officials said.
Hate speech must be stopped “in its tracks,” Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich said in remarks during an interfaith dialogue at Loyola Academy in the Chicago suburb of Wilmette.
The prayer, music and song commemorated a time of great sadness and unimaginable evil. Yet, people walked out inspired by hope.
The archbishop of Canterbury has said an unusual electoral intervention by Britain’s chief rabbi should alert the country to the unease felt by many Jews.