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Int’l Holocaust Remembrance Day to focus on 1.5 million children killed by Nazis

Int’l Holocaust Remembrance Day to focus on 1.5 million children killed by Nazis

As countries around the world observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday, online events will replace large gatherings at the Jewish genocide’s major sites of remembrance. Started by the United Nations in 2005, the commemoration marks the day that Auschwitz-Birkenau — the largest of Nazi

Fr. Maciej Zięba, O.P. (1954-2020)

Fr. Maciej Zięba, O.P. (1954-2020)

A wretched year came to a sorrowful end when Father Maciej Zięba, OP, died in his native Wrocław, Poland, on December 31. The birthplace of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Wrocław was also the home of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, who grew up there as Edith Stein when the city was known as Breslau. Unlike those

The Communist’s Catechism

The Communist’s Catechism

Paul Kengor The opening lines of the Communist Manifesto could not have been more eerily apt: “A specter is haunting Europe—the specter of communism,” wrote Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in 1848. “All the powers of old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this