Pope Francis Auschwitz visit will be significant event for Kraków Jews

Pope’s visit to death camp in Poland where at least 1.1 million people died will ‘set example to humanity’

Zofia Radzikowska, whose father was killed at Auschwitz, has never been drawn to look round the site of the death camp, just 40 miles from her home in Kraków.

“I’ve been four times to conferences or official meetings, but never as a private citizen. I’ve always felt it’s an evil place. I’ve never wanted to do the tour,” Radzikowska, 80, said.

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