Yad Vashem conferred the title of “Righteous among the Nations” upon Mother Josephine Biviglia, abbess of the Sisters of Saint Quirico in Assisi for having saved numerous Jews even at the risk of her life during the World War II years.

Martha, director of the Luckner Home, sent us the link to the documentation project that was carried out by Noa Eldar, a pupil in ninth grade, about the Righteous among the Nations who lived in the house that was built for them in Nahariyah.

A new exhibition about the Righteous Among the Nations was inaugurated in the Yad VaShem Museum last June.

On Saturday, June 15, 2013, Odoardo Focherini will be declared blessed in his hometown of Carpi in northern Italy.

Cardinal Elia Angelo Dalla Costa (1872-1961), Archbishop of Florence, has been recognized as Righteous Among the Nations on Monday, November 26, 2012. The Cardinal’s name will be engraved on the Wall of Honor in the Garden of the Righteous at Yad Vashem.

An Italian documentary series focuses on the Christians, Catholics and Protestants who resisted Hitler and the Nazis in Germany.

The “Rome Report” news agency published a short video clip about the “Assisi Network” and saving Jews in Italy during the Shoah.

Father Franceso Bertoglio, Rector of the Pontifical Lombard Seminary in 1943, hid hundreds of Jews from the Nazis in the seminary in Rome. He dressed some of them as seminarians in order to protect them.

Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 60th anniversary on the throne of the United Kingdom but few know that her mother-in-law was a nun, recognized by Yad VaShem as a Righteous among the Nations and is buried in Jerusalem.

On May 10, 2012, among those recognized as a model of faith is a new blessed, Odoardo Focherini from Carpi, Italy, who saved many Jews during the Shoah and died in a Nazi camp in 1944.

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On Tuesday, February 28, 2012, Yad Vashem held a ceremony honoring Sister Marie Emilienne and the late Father Joseph Caupert as Righteous Among the Nations from France.

The website of the Saint James Vicariate publicized the upcoming ceremony to honor Mother Marie-Veronique (Philomene Smeers) as a Righteous among the Nations at Yad VaShem.

On November 3, 2011, Yad VaShem in Jerusalem will hold a ceremony in which a Belgian nun will be declared a Righteous Among the Nations.

On September 15, 2011, the title of Righteous Among the Nations was bestowed on the late Father Ottavio Posta by Yad VaShem in memory of the 30 Jews he saved during the Shoah.

Father Stefan Taeubner SJ has sent us a brief biographical note he wrote of Bernhard Lichtenberg, a German Catholic priest, whose name is remembered in Yad Vashem.

In the coming months, Yad VaShem will hold the ceremony to recognize Father Ioannis Marangos, Greek Jesuit priest, as one of the Righteous Among the Nations because of the Jewish boy he hid in his religious community during the Shoah.

Catholic parish priest of Moransengo, near Monferatto in Italy, was proclaimed a Righteous Among the Nations by Yad VaShem on May 8, 2011, for having sheltered a Jewish family during the Shoah.

In a conference given on April 7, 2011 in Rome, Mateusz Szpytma from Cracow told of the heroic lives of Victoria and Joseph Ulma from Markowa, Poland, executed together with their seven children for having hidden eight Jews during the Shoah.

"Yediot Ahronot", a Hebrew language Israeli daily revealed the fascinating story about the saving of 1200 Jews from Europe during World War II. Thank you to the member of the Jaffa kehilla who sent us the article.