Pope John Paul II: In His Own Words

Introduction
On Israel
On the Holocaust
An Indelible Stain on the 20th Century
The Holocaust: A Warning for Humanity
Indifference to the Holocaust is Impermissible
Calling Attention to the Mass Extermination of Jews
Condemning the 'Planned Barbarism' Against the Jewish People
Deploring Anti-Semitism from any Source
Raising Warning Against Genocide
Reflections on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Uprising of the Warsaw Ghetto
Reflections at the Concert at the Vatican Commemorating the Holocaust
On Judaism


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On the Holocaust
Calling Attention to the Mass Extermination of Jews

A Letter to Archbishop John L. May

Message to the Polish Episcopal Conference

...In this message the Pope called attention to the crime of the extermination of the Jews:

...It is truly difficult to calculate the magnitude of the losses suffered, and even more, of the sufferings which were inflicted upon individuals, families and communities. Many facts are already known; many more must yet be brought to light. One particular crime of World War II remains the massive extermination of the Jews, who were doomed to the gas chambers because of racial hatred...

August 26, 1989



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