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Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive “so much cruelty”

Jul 30 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

OSWIECIM, Poland — Choosing silence to convey his sorrow, Pope Francis visited the former Nazi death factory at Auschwitz and Birkenau on Friday, meeting with concentration camp survivors as well as aging saviors who helped Jews escape certain doom. In a guest book entry he made an anguished plea: “Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty!”