Adolf Hitler's birth house in Braunau am Inn (Austria) in 1934.

Hitler’s childhood home could become museum

(RNS) The idea for the museum comes from Austrian historian Andreas Maislinger, who says the “House of Responsibility” will allow students and young people to do research on crimes against humanity and World War II.

explosion in the Museum of Islamic Arts (4)

Terror attack on Museum of Islamic Arts in Cairo

The assault on museums and libraries sadly has far too frequent echoes: from the destruction of the Iraqi national museum, from the Serbian assault on Sarajevo’s library, and from the Islamist attack on manuscript collections in Mali. This is a hatred of arts, of beauty, of knowledge, of our collective human wisdom.