Politics & Society NewsVanessa Gera - Associated PressJanuary 27, 2020
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp prayed and wept as they marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation, returning Monday to the place where they lost entire families and warning about the ominous growth of anti-Semitism and hatred in the world.
Politics & Society NewsVanessa Gera - Associated PressMay 13, 2019
Protesters, including far-right groups and their supporters, say the United States has no right to interfere in Polish affairs and that the U.S. government is putting "Jewish interests" over the interests of Poland.
Faith NewsVanessa Gera - Associated PressMarch 27, 2019
Among those watching how Francis would act was Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, who tweeted: "She kissed his ring!"
Politics & Society NewsVanessa Gera - Associated PressFebruary 06, 2018
The law has fueled a diplomatic crisis with Israel, which fears it would enable Poland to whitewash the role of the Poles who killed or denounced Jews during the Holocaust.
Politics & Society NewsVanessa Gera - Associated PressNovember 13, 2017
Masked participants had chanted "Sieg Heil" and "Ku Klux Klan" as well as "Pure Poland, white Poland" and "Clean blood, lucid mind."
NewsVanessa Gera - Associated PressOctober 06, 2016
The Law and Justice party finds itself on the defensive after angering groups on all sides—women, its traditional opposition, moderates among its own electorate and religious conservatives.
NewsVanessa Gera - Associated PressJuly 29, 2016
"Thank you for your prayer of silence," Rabbi Schudrich told Pope Francis. "Pray for me," the pope responded.