Day: August 9, 2021

Edith Stein

“Edith was uniquely placed to write to Pope Pius XI as a German, Jewish, Roman Catholic and beseech him to speak out publicly against the Nazi regime. In her words:

‘As a child of the Jewish people who, by the grace of God, for the past eleven years has also been a child of the Catholic Church, I dare to speak to the Father of Christianity about that which oppresses millions of Germans. … ‘”