A Palestinian teen who tried to stab an Israeli woman in the West Bank was run over and shot to death. Her father, imam of the refugee camp where she grew up, says his daughter was 'responding to the occupation.'04:30 28.11.15 | 0 comments
To Sebusch: Not only you, Sebusch, are saddened by these comments about Pope Benedict XVI's "nazi" past. His family certainly may not have been philosemites, but his father, according to reports, moved frequently because of his opposition to Nazism. Membership in the Hitler Youth was mandatory and Ratzinger was apparently not in frequent attendance of their meetings or rallies. He was taken out of the seminary and drafted into the army. He had a finger infection which kept him fromlearning to shoot. Also it should be pointed out to the one who seems so indignant about his alleged past that the Catholic church teaches something called the atoning power of repentence. If Pope John Paul II could embrace him as a Pole, whose nation lost 3 million to the Nazi inferno, then so can we Jews.