Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter, turning this thoughts to the reaction of God’s people in the face of an easing of the current quarantine measures.
“The truth about what happened behind the wires of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau should not divide us in any way”.
The 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, in the spirit of Pope Francis’ words, obliges us to expressly fight against all acts that trample on human dignity: racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism.
A rabbi is pleading with the Polish government and Pope Francis to close the church at the concentration camp site of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Ahead of the 75th anniversary Monday of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, Pope Francis recalled this morning at the Angelus prayer the “appalling tragedy” of the Holocaust, insisting that “indifference is admissible and remebrance is a duty”. “Never again, never again”, the pontiff cried, calling tomorrow for “a moment of prayer and of recollection” on the part of all.
Priests have ‘blessed’ with their presence a re-enactment of the horrors of Auschwitz at a Polish primary school, complete with a mock gassing of victims.