Pope Francis visits Auschwitz-Birkenau

He walked alone and in silence around the concentration and extermination camp in what was Nazi-occupied Poland where 1.1 million people, mostly Jews, were killed…

Pope Francis paid a somber visit to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where more than 1 million people were killed, most of them Jews. (July 29)…

 

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