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  5/26/2014, Iyar 26, 5774

Pope Denounces Holocaust

Pope Francis denounced, Monday, the "abyss" of the Nazi genocide which claimed the lives of six million Jews as he visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem.

Speaking at a solemn ceremony at the Hall of Remembrance after meeting survivors, he spoke of "the boundless tragedy of the Holocaust" describing it as an "unfathomable abyss."