WASHINGTON (RNS) — Poland, one country in the alliance, and the State Department announced that the next Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom will be held in July in Warsaw.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — It's not clear if the protests will derail the sainthood cause of Cardinal August Hlond, but in the past the Vatican has taken such protests seriously and at the very least put the cases up for closer review.
(RNS) — While the Warsaw Ghetto uprising offers a narrative that has been vibrantly told again and again, mythologized by an American culture that craves happy endings, however feeble they may be, the ghetto’s story also speaks to a different kind of memory: one of lost innocence and mercilessness.
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.
There are two words you need to use when discussing Polish Jewish history: nuance and ambivalence.
WARSAW, Poland (RNS) — The ultimate cause of the current crisis is that Poland has not sufficiently confronted its past.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Poland, which is largely Roman Catholic, is considering legislation that would outlaw blaming Poles for the crimes of the Holocaust.
(RNS) — That a symbol of Jewish folkways would command attention in Hollywood reflects the ways many Jews think about their identity.
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.'
ROME (RNS) Pope Francis said that once Australian judicial authorities complete their investigation of the Vatican's finance chief he will take any necessary action.
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.
CZESTOCHOWA, Poland -- The pope, whose main purpose in Poland is to preside at an international gathering of Catholic youth in Krakow, prayed before the shrine of the Black Madonna, an ancient Byzantine icon.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis has a tough act to follow in the footsteps of his Polish predecessor as he visits Poland. His concern about the poor and the homeless sits in stark contrast to the Polish church’s conservative approaches.
(RNS) A long-hidden World War II atrocity gets attention in an acclaimed new film.
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."
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