• Holocaust survivors Reuwen ‘Ruby’ Sosnowicz, left, and Saul Dreier, members of the Holocaust Survivor Band, wait to go on stage for a performance in the former Warsaw Ghetto in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday July 26, 2016. Two Holocaust survivors took to a stage at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto this week to perform lively prewar tunes, with a 91-year-old on drums and an 88-year-old on accordion, keyboard and vocals. Among the hundreds in the audience were several Polish Christians who saved Jews during the Holocaust, part of a complex relationship between Jews and Christians in Poland that Pope Francis will encounter during a somber visit to Auschwitz on Friday.   (AP Photo/Vanessa Gera)

    With Auschwitz visit, pope faces complex Polish-Jewish story

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two Holocaust survivors took to a stage at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto this week to perform lively prewar tunes — the 91-year-old played drums and the 88-year-old was on accordion, keyboard and vocals. In the audience several elderly Christian Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust swayed and tapped their feet to songs in Yiddish, Hebrew and Polish.

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  • This is a  Sunday, April 18, 2010 file photo of The Wawel castle in Krakow, southern Poland. Pope Francis is coming to southern Poland from July 27-31 to meet with young people from around the globe who gather for the World Youth Day, which is being held July 25-31. Pope Francis will visit the castle during the visit. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

    Castles and death camps: Sites the pope will see in Poland

    KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis is coming to southern Poland from July 27-31 to meet with young people from around the globe who gather for the World Youth Day, which is being held July 25-31. Here’s a look at his trip and the places he will be visiting.

  • This Sept. 27, 2012 file photo shows an exterior view of Adolf Hitler's birth house in Braunau am Inn, Austria. The townsfolk of Braunau am Inn are tired of being defined as in some way linked to the Nazi dictator just because he was born here 127 years ago and spent the first three years of his life there. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, File)

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  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he addresses delegates during the final day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Critics: Trump speech signals shift to coded race language

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