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Dietrich von Hildebrand

An English translation of Dietrich von Hildebrand’s documentation of Hitler’s evil makes for inspiring reading

Fr Franz Reinisch was executed for refusing to serve in the army under the Nazis

Bishops deferred to authority and priests and seminarians mainly followed suit. The lesson? That we must always speak out when our conscience is challenged

More than 43,000 people perished at Dachau (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

‘It’s as if history itself has been erased,’ says Polish bishops’ spokesman

Vladimir Putin pushes the myth about the way Russia is being encircled by the West (PA)

Benedict XVI spoke presciently about the ‘dictatorship of relativism’

Ideology can poison our minds

As with the Nazis, propaganda turned an ordinary person into a killer

The railway station at Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, where many Jewish people arrived

Two books hail the extraordinary French Christians who rescued thousands of Jews

Candles burn by a memorial plaque at the Birkenau Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland (PA)

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz preached yesterday at Auschwitz’s Centre for Dialogue and Prayer

Carthusian monks at a monastery in southern Italy (Photo: CNS)

Journalist suggests Causes could be taken up by Italian bishops

Inquisition documents in the Vatican Archive. The reality is far less exciting than internet fantasists would have us believe Photo: AP/Arturo Mari, L'Osservatore Romano

Opening up would be the best way to tackle tedious but popular conspiracy theories around