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BLESSED JOSEPH MAYR-NUSSER: KILLED FOR DEFYING HITLER

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This man was killed for defying Hitler – and now he’s been beatified. By Mary Rezac Vatican City, Mar 21, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Italian layman Joseph Mayr-Nusser who refused to take the Hitler oath was beatified March 18 in his home town of Bolsano. In 1944, Mayr-Nusser, a Catholic husband and father, refused […]

MOVED BY PRIEST’S MARTYRDOM, FRENCH BUSINESSMAN RETURNS TO THE FAITH!

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  Moved by priest’s martyrdom, French businessman returns to the faith October 10, 2017 CNA Daily News Paris, France, Oct 10, 2017 / 06:07 am (ACI Prensa).- Patrick Canac was baptized, but like so many others, drifted away from the Church over time. In recent months, however, the successful French businessman has had a change of […]

BLESSED SR. MARIA RESTITUTA: THE NUN BEHEADED BY NAZIS FOR HANGING CRUCIFIXES

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  Meet the nun beheaded by Nazis for hanging crucifixes Larry Peterson | Mar 30, 2017 Defiant Sister Maria Restituta was the only religious sister sentenced to death by a Nazi court Sister Maria Restituta began Lent of 1942 under arrest. She was taken on Ash Wednesday. Her crime: “hanging crucifixes.” She was sentenced to death. […]

Father Stanley Rother: The first US-born martyr – CNA

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Repost from CNA Oklahoma City, Okla., Dec 2, 2016 / 11:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City who served in Guatemala, making him the first martyr to have been born in the United States. “Servant of God Fr. Stanley Rother […]