Pope Francis calls for remembrance and prayer on Auschwitz liberation anniversary

30 Jan 2020

After the Angelus prayer in Saint Peter’s Square on Sunday 26 January, Pope Francis recalled that the following day would commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of  the Auschwitz–Birkenau concentration camp. The Holy Father called for remembrance of the Holocaust saying that “in the face of this immense tragedy indifference is not admissible and memory is due.” He called on all to set aside a moment of prayer and remembrance, saying in their hearts, “Never again, never again!”