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Saved from Auschwitz Just Behind the Pantheon in Rome

50 Jewish Refugees Sheltered in French Seminary at the Height of WWII

Rome, (Zenit.org) Fr. Paweł Rytel-Andrianik | 268 hits

Refugees, among them 50 Jews, were sheltered in the French Seminary at the time of the Holocaust. At St. Chiara Street in Rome, behind the Pantheon is situated the Pontifical French Seminary. In more than 160 years of history in the very heart of Rome, this seminary has a very moving story connected to the courag...

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