The Vatican and the Holocaust

Jan 11, 2011, 15:45 ET from National Press Club

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club Events Committee will present the second program of its series on the role of religion in the press on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m.

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Gary Krupp, founder of the Pave the Way Foundation, also known to the world as one of the only Jews to be Knighted by two Popes for his work in improving nonsectarian relations between the faiths, will speak about the Vatican, the Holocaust, and whether Pope Pius Xll was Hitler's Pope or actually a Jewish savior.

The illumination of Krupp's perspective will help reporters in their own coverage of the Vatican and stories regarding the Papacy. Krupp will help reporters understand the background of the topic in order to help them expand current coverage.

The program will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday January 12 in the conference rooms at the National Press Club.

Please RSVP by January 11 at reservations@press.org. Reservations can also be made at www.press.org.

The event is free for NPC members. Non-members must pay $5 in advance or $10 at the door.

The National Press Club is located at 14th and F Streets, NW, one block west of Metro Center. For more information about the Club and its programs go to press.org.

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