To Auschwitz-Birkenau, Where the World Knew Hell

chairAuschwitz-Birkenau, nearby Krakow, Poland, where Pope Francis is on a visit for World Youth Day. The Pope went today to these places of horror, where 1.5 million people met death; to pay homage to Saint Maximillian Kolbe and meet with 12 survivors of the Holocaust and 22 “Righteous among the Nations”. Pope Francis took time for recollection and prayer at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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