(RNS) — As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the time has come to turn our sorrow into song — in a sense, to embrace Auschwitz.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday amid a revival of hate-inspired violence and signs that younger generations know less and less about the genocide of Jews, Roma and others by Nazi Germany during World War II.
OSWIECIM, Poland (RNS) — This year a record 12,000 youths and adults from nearly 50 countries — one third of them non-Jews — took part in the march.
KRAKOW, Poland (RNS) — Swirling around Thursday's annual march are questions about Poles' willingness to grapple with some of their forebears' participation in the Holocaust.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Poland, which is largely Roman Catholic, is considering legislation that would outlaw blaming Poles for the crimes of the Holocaust.
JERUSALEM (RNS) World War I scuttled the family's plans for the rite of passage.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Reflecting on his visit to the concentration camp last week, the pontiff said the site also reminded him 'of the cruelties of today, which are similar.'
KRAKOW, Poland (RNS) The pontiff spent intense moments in prayer at the infamous concentration camp, then embraced Holocaust survivors and met some who helped Jews persecuted by the Nazis.
(RNS) The "Pokemon Go" craze can teach us about God, if we know where to look for it.
(RNS) In the wake of terrorist incidents, we must avoid the impulse to give in to hatred.
Reinhold Hanning told the court in April, “I am ashamed that I saw injustice and never did anything about it and I apologize for my actions."
(RNS) The visit will take place during Francis' trip to Krakow for an international gathering of Catholic youth.
Obama taught something very powerful at Hiroshima. It was also something profoundly Jewish.
There is a tiny inaccuracy in "Son of Saul." It only makes the film more sacred.
(RNS) Hungarian actor Geza Rohrig was no ordinary actor among Oscar contenders. He is a poet, novelist and teacher -- and most of all an Orthodox Jew.
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