By Tom Quiner Edith Stein was executed at Auschwitz on August 9th, 1942, for the crime of being a Jew.  This 68th anniversary of her death is relevant today. Some background is in order.  She was born into a devout Jewish family on Yom Kippur, the youngest of eleven children.  As a teen, she moved…

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By Tom Quiner The Nazis exterminated 4 million human beings in Auschwitz. Pope John Paul II visited the site on June 8th, 1979.  His remarks are immediately relevant.  The late-great John Paul said: “Can it still be a surprise to anyone that the Pope born and brought up in this land, the Pope who came…

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