Pope asks Catholics to say ‘Never Again’ to the Holocaust

At Pope Francis’ orders, the Vatican in March will open its secret archives on the wartime pontificate of Pope Pius XII, a historic move that Jews have sought for decades Pope Francis on Sunday asked the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics to stop for a moment of prayer and reflection on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz and say “Never Again.” The pope mentioned Monday’s anniversary during his weekly noon address and blessing to tens of thousands of people in St. Peter’s Square. “Indifference…

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World’s longest over-ocean zipline opened in Mossel Bay

The 1.1 kilometre long zipline allows tourists to travel at a speed of 80-kilometres per hour. The world’s longest over-ocean zipline has opened in Mossel Bay in the Western Cape. It has attracted adrenaline junkies who have been gliding from the top of the rocky cliffs above the Point to the landing platform 1100 metres below. The 1.1-kilometre long zipline allows tourists to travel at a speed of 80-kilometres per hour. Mossel Bay resident, Assiya Asmal, was one of the first thrill-seekers to experience the zipline. “I was a bit…

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Billie Eilish, Lizzo lead newcomers charge at Grammy Awards

Eilish, who turned 18 in December, is nominated for six Grammys Teen sensation Billie Eilish looks set to crown a breakout year by taking home her first Grammy Awards on Sunday in a show that will feature the first Grammy performance by K-pop band BTS and a tribute to slain US rapper Nipsey Hussle. Eilish, who turned 18 in December, is nominated for six Grammys, competing with fellow newcomers R&B artist Lizzo and country rapper Lil Nas X for the top prizes – album, record, song of the year and…

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