Remembering Holocaust is ‘a duty,’ pope says

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis said remembering the millions of men, women and children who perished in the Holocaust is a call for the world today to reflect and commit to not repeating the atrocities of the past.

World needs peacemakers, not empty words, pope says in message

VATICAN CITY – The world does not need more empty words, it needs committed, active peacemakers who do not exclude or manipulate, but are open to respectful dialogue, Pope Francis said in his annual message for the World Day of Peace January 1.