Holocaust

Archaeologists in Berlin have unearthed a large number of human bones from a site close to where Nazi scientists carried out research on body parts of death camp victims sent to them by sadistic SS doctor Josef Mengele, officials said Thursday.

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.

Israel marked Yom Hashoah, its annual Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday in memory of the six million Jews murdered by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II.