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Rabbi Arthur, founder of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation

Rabbi Arthur, founder of the New York based Appeal of Conscience Foundation

Rabbi Arthur Schneier on urgency of interfaith cooperation

06/07/2017 10:20

Rabbi Arthur Schneier, who set up the New York based Appeal of Conscience Foundation, shares thoughts on how to combat terrorism by educating a new generation of religious leaders 

Pope Francis met with a delegation from the European Jewish Congress on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Pope Francis met with a delegation from the European Jewish Congress on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the Vatican

Pope Francis: ‘Remember Holocaust so never repeated’

27/01/2017 15:14

Pope Francis met with a delegation from the European Jewish Congress Friday on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which occurs annually on 27 January

 

The Gate of the former Nazi-German concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau

The Gate of the former Nazi-German concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau

Holy See: Holocaust teaches us that vigilance is always needed

27/01/2017 09:59

The Vatican’s permanent representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has marked “Holocaust Remembrance Day” with an appeal to never forget the lessons of the past.

 

Pope Francis greeted Auschwitz survivors during his General Audience on Wednesday.

Pope Francis greeted Auschwitz survivors during his General Audience on Wednesday.

Pope Francis greets Auschwitz survivors at General Audience

05/10/2016 12:08

Pope Francis on Wednesday greeted former prisoners of the Auschwitz concentration camp during his remarks to Polish-speaking pilgrims during the General Audience.

 

Pope Francis prays in the cell where St Maximilian Kolbe was martyred.

Pope Francis prays in the cell where St Maximilian Kolbe was martyred. The prayer was part of the Pope's visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum and memorial, on the site of the infamous Nazi concentration and extermination camp.

Pope Francis visits Auschwitz-Birkenau museum and memorial

29/07/2016 11:46

Vatican Radio's Lydia O'Kane reports from Poland on Pope Francis' visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial.

A view of the Synagogue of Rome

A view of the Synagogue of Rome. On Wednesday, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Vatican Radio hosted a presentation of a book sharing the memories of a Holocaust survivor.

Possible papal visit to Auschwitz

28/01/2016 15:11

During a book presentation on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the head of the Holy See Press Office, Fr Federico Lombardi spoke about the possibility of a papal visit to Auschwitz. 

 

Concentration camp survivors hold a memorial on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Concentration camp survivors hold a memorial on Holocaust Remembrance Day marked each year on January 27th

Holocaust Remembrance Day honours victims of genocides

27/01/2016 17:30

‘Don’t stand by’ is the theme for the 2016 Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorated every year on January 27th to recall the day that Soviet forces arrived to liberate prisoners at the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Pope Francis arrives at Rome's Great Synagogue

Pope Francis arrives at Rome's Great Synagogue

Pope Francis calls on Catholics and Jews to work together for peace

17/01/2016 17:29

Pope Francis on Sunday became the third pope to visit Rome's synagogue in a sign of continuing Catholic-Jewish friendship. During a simple ceremony the Pope met with  leaders and members of the local Jewish community, including several Holocaust survivors.