• Pope to honor victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Baltics

    29 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    KAUNAS, Lithuania - Pope Francis is paying tribute to Lithuanians who suffered and died during Soviet and Nazi occupations on the day the country remembers the near-extermination of its centuries-old Jewish community during the Holocaust. Francis began his second day in the Baltics in Lithuania's second city, Kaunas, where an estimated 3,000 Jews survived...
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  • Pope to honour victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Baltics

    Pope to honour victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Baltics

    29 days ago - By National Post

    KAUNAS, Lithuania - Pope Francis is paying tribute to the Lithuanians who suffered and died during Soviet and Nazi occupations on the day the country remembers the near extermination of its centuries-old Jewish community during the Holocaust.
    Francis began his second day in the Baltics by travelling to Lithuania's second city, Kaunas, where an estimated 3,000 Jews survived out of a community of 37,000 during the 1941-1944 Nazi occupation.
    After Mass, Francis is to continue the remembrance with a visit later Sunday to a museum in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius that is dedicated to the...
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  • Pope to honor victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Baltics

    29 days ago - By ABC News

    Pope Francis is paying tribute to the Lithuanians who suffered and died during Soviet and Nazi occupation on the day the country remembers the near extermination of its centuries-old Jewish community during the Holocaust
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