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Archbishop recalls Nazi invasion of Poland on 80th anniversary

“You, the Polish people, have known first-hand the horror and demeaning impact of the Second World War.”

2019.09.02.

Vatican to open up World War II archives in 2020

The archives relating to Pius XII’s papacy have been long awaited by researchers seeking a better understanding of Vatican policy during World War II, particularly its response to the Holocaust.

2019.03.05.

Remembering the Holocaust is more imperative than ever, says President Higgins

“As we remember, let us also ensure that we do not become passive observers of discrimination or inequality in our society but remain vigilant to the emergence of racism and hate speech.”

2019.01.28.

Funeral of world’s oldest nun, aged 110, takes place in Poland

Sr Cecylia her and her colleagues were named as Righteous Among the Nations for hiding Jews in their Vilnius convent to protect them from the Nazis during World War II.

2018.11.26.

Bridgettine Day to mark canonisation of Mother Elisabeth Hessleblad

Swedish nurse who converted to Roman Catholicism and founded the Bridgettine Sisters saved the lives of a number of Jewish people during the Holocaust.

2016.08.21.

Anger at BBC’s report of Pope’s visit to Auschwitz

Lord Alton suggests John Frain’s account of the role of Catholics in opposing Hitler and Nazism should be read as it also shows the Church's repeated denunciations of anti-Semitism and Nazism from 1928 onwards.

2016.07.31.

Pontiff marks 50th anniversary of Synod of Bishops

Cardinal Vincent Nichols highlights the importance and influence of the Synod of Bishops on the life and mission of the Church in Europe.

2015.10.18.

Memorial service for victims of Armenian genocide

“We are still faced with the question of the relationship between recognition and response in regard to these events" - Archbishop Michael Jackson.

2015.04.27.

Six candles recall Jews who died in Holocaust

President and Foreign Affairs Minister attend National Holocaust Memorial Day to honour those who perished.

2015.01.26.

Homelessness campaigners on peace shortlist

Fr Peter McVerry, Sr Stan Kennedy and Bro Kevin Crowley nominated collectively for their efforts to tackle homeless crisis.

2015.01.04.
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