Category Archives: Poland

Voiceless in Auschwitz, Francis spoke loudly of evil and mercy

[Austen Ivereigh] Pope Francis this morning visited the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau to pray silently in a place which has become the icon of human depravity. After passing through the notorious main gate bearing the cynical words “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work … Continue reading

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Francis connects with Poles through their experience of God’s mercy

God chose to manifest his power not by amazing feats of greatness but rather through small acts of humility, choosing to enter the world as a child born of a woman, Pope Francis this morning told a congregation of at … Continue reading

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