Monday, April 8, 2013

Pope Francis on the Holocaust

Pope Francis on the Holocaust, by Eloisa Perez-Lozano. 04/08/13:
“The great powers washed their hands, looked the other way, because they knew much more than what they were saying,” Francis says.

He points out that the Holocaust is a genocide, like others in the twentieth century, but it has something the others do not have. According to Francis, there is an “idolatrous construction against the Jewish people.”

“The pure race, the superior being, are the idols on which the basis of Nazism was formed,” he says. “It is not only a geopolitical problem, there also exists a religious-cultural issue.”