Pope Francis Auschwitz

In his first visit to Auschwitz in his capacity as leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis prayed and met with survivors during a five-day trip to Poland that included meetings with young Catholic pilgrims gathering in Krakow for World Youth Day, a global celebration of faith.

Joseph Hirt

In a letter he wrote to a newspaper last week, 91-year-old Joseph Hirt admitted he had been lying for years about having been in Auschwitz, but clarified he was only trying to prevent the loss of truth about what happened during the Holocaust.