POLISH CARDINAL CHIDES JEWS OVER AUSCHWITZ CONVENT
Poland's Cardinal Jozef Glemp has accused Jews of violating the country's sovereignty and told them not to dictate impossible terms in a dispute over a Carmelite convent at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz. Cardinal Glemp called on Jewish media not to stoke anti-Polish feelings and stop referring to seven American Jews attacked outside the convent in southern Poland as heroes, the official news agency PAP said Sunday.Skip to next paragraph
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Though the cardinal previously had called for dialogue with Jews, his remarks were his harshest so far on the dispute over the convent at Auschwitz, where 4 million people, mostly Jews, were killed by the Nazis during World War II. Jews want the nuns moved from what they call a shrine to the Holocaust.