Major historians such as Sir Martin Gilbert have demolished the myths first perpetrated by the Soviet Union “Fake News”, about which we hear so much at the moment, is as old as human communication itself. It’s fuelled by Original Sin, and its birth and growth is hardly a surprise to the Church. For if anyone
The BBC conceded it was false to describe the Church as being ‘silent’ in the face of Nazism The BBC’s internal watchdog has found that a programme wrongly accused the Catholic Church of “silence” about the Holocaust. After Pope Francis’s visit to Auschwitz in July, BBC One’s 6pm news bulletin carried a report which stated:
A powerful, new short film sheds light on the modern day Holocaust and challenges the church to take a stand. Sing A Little Louder, a heart wrenching short film based on the Holocaust during World War II is shedding light on abortion and calling churches to raise their voice for those who have no voice.
Speaking from the balcony of the bishop’s palace in Krakow, Pope Francis told youth gathered below that the horror lived by prisoners in the Auschwitz extermination camp isn’t over, but still continues in those who suffer various forms of cruelty today. “I don’t want to make you bitter, but I have to tell the truth.