Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Saturday 25 June |
Saint of the Day: St. Francesco Đo Minh Chieu
Aleteia logo
Spirituality
separateurCreated with Sketch.

Holocaust Survivors Saved By Pius XII Tell Their Story

Aleteia - published on 01/28/15

Learn the hidden reason why Hitler hated the Venerable Pope

During the Holocaust wrought by Nazi Germany, an estimated six million European Jews and almost as many other victims were killed by the Nazis.

During this dark hour, Venerable Pope Pius XII proved himself to be an untiring foe against the Nazis, determined to save as many Jewish lives as he could. Yet today Pius XII has received little credit, despite the fact of having saved the lives of at least 8,000 Jews, protecting them inside the Vatican.

In this video, watch Roman Jews tell their story of being rescued from the Holocaust by Venerable Pope Pius XII and the Roman Catholic Church.

Tags:
Pope
Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Entrust your prayer intentions to our network of monasteries


Top 10
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.