Posts Tagged ‘Nazi’

The forgotten victims of Nazi euthanasia

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

German historian Götz Aly is an expert on euthanasia during the Nazi era. In a SPIEGEL interview, he discusses why many accepted the murder of the handicapped and mentally ill, and how his own daughter has shaped his views on how the disabled should be treated today. Some 200,000 people who were mentally ill or Read more

Susan Sarandon twice calls Pope Benedict a Nazi

Friday, October 21st, 2011
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Actress and social activist Susan Sarandon managed to offend both Jews and Catholics by reportedly calling Pope Benedict XVI a Nazi. Her comment, it seemed, was an attempt to say something nice about Benedict’s predecessor, Pope John Paul II. Sarandon called Pope Benedict a Nazi during a public discussion at a U.S. film festival in Read more

Vatican and Red Cross helped thousands of Nazis escape

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

A new book has revealed how the Red Cross and the Vatican helped thousands of Nazis including men like Adolf Eichmann and Josef Mengele to escape justice after the war. In “Nazis On The Run: How Hitler’s Henchmen Fled Europe” Gerald Steinacher, a research fellow from Harvard University, sheds light on just how thousands of Read more