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Vatican cardinal cites Nazi theology in German reform

Italy Rome Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch Jan 2021

Rome, ItalyAP The German Catholic Church’s reform process is again under fire from the Holy See, with a Vatican cardinal seemingly comparing its proposals for theological development to the thinking that sustained Germany’s Nazi era. The furor launched by Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch, who heads the Holy See’s office for Christian unity, marks the latest […]

Dutch review government art collection for possible Nazi plunder

The Netherlands Collectiecentrum Nederland

Amsterdam, The NetherlandsReuters For at least two decades, a painting of fishing boats under an overcast sky hung on the wall of the Dutch parliament, admired by lawmakers who gave little thought to its origins. Now, experts are looking at whether the 19th century masterpiece by Hendrik Willem Mesdag, Fishing Boats off the Coast may be […]

Former Nazi guard, age 100, charged as accessory to murder

Germany Sachsenhausen Nazi death camp gates

Warsaw, PolandAP German prosecutors have charged a 100-year-old man with 3,518 counts of being an accessory to murder on allegations he served during World War II as a Nazi SS guard at a concentration camp on the outskirts of Berlin, authorities said Tuesday. The man is alleged to have worked at the Sachsenhausen camp between […]