It is a "...particularly regrettable irony that the one person in all of occupied Europe who did more than anyone else to halt the dreadful crime and alleviate its consequences is today made the scapegoat for the failures of others."
Jewish Holocaust scholar Jeno Levai speaking of Pope Pius XII. (story on Zenit)
We need a little Christmas, right this very minute… - Spotted on Yellowstone Blvd. in Forest Hills, Queens: November 23, 2014. 8 p.m. Merry Christmas.
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