Posts Tagged ‘Concentration camp’

Pope Francis recalls the souls at auschwitz Comments 0

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Pope Francis condemned the horror of Auschwitz on Wednesday (Aug. 3), saying he felt the “presence of all the souls who passed through” the concentration camp that he visited during his trip to Poland last week. Speaking at his first weekly public audience at the Vatican since June, the pope reflected on his visit to Read more

Last Catholic priest to survive Dachau camp dies Comments 0

Friday, June 17th, 2016

The last surviving Catholic priest imprisoned in the Dachau concentration camp has died at the age of 102. Fr Hermann Scheipers, who died on June 2 in Ochtrup, Germany, lived for more than 70 years after surviving a Nazi death march. He spent more than four years at Dachau after being arrested in 1940, reportedly Read more