This man was killed for defying Hitler – and now he's been beatified.

Italian layman Joseph Mayr-Nusser who refused to take the Hitler oath was beatified March 18 in his home town of Bolsano. In 1944, Mayr-Nusser, a Catholic husband and father, refused to take the oath of allegiance to Hitler after being drafted into the German army. He died on the way to Dachau concentration camp, to… Continue reading This man was killed for defying Hitler – and now he's been beatified.

Pope Francis to visit one of the World's most cruel place without an atom Mercy in Auschwitz

OŚWIĘCIM, Poland — At the infamous German Nazi concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz, among the first things one encounters upon entering is a quotation from the Spanish thinker George Santayana: “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” It’s almost impossible not to hear those words echo in this place,… Continue reading Pope Francis to visit one of the World's most cruel place without an atom Mercy in Auschwitz