Posts tagged with ‘Dachau Concentration Camp’

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POPE FRANCIS DECLARES CONCENTRATION CAMP PRIEST A MARTYR

by Aloysius Kayiwa

Vatican City, Jan 26, 2016 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Engelmar Unzeitig, a young priest with Czech roots serving in Germany and Austria, was arrested by the Nazis on April 21, 1941. His crime? Preaching against the Third Reich from his pulpit, particularly against their treatment of the Jewish people. He encouraged his congregation […]

FR. GIUSEPPE GIROTTI: MARTYR PRIEST WHO SAVED JEWS DURING WORLD WAR II BEATIFIED

by splendor1618

Concentration-Camp Martyr Beatified Father Girotti Remembered for His Help in Saving Jewish Lives Vatican City, May 06, 2014 (Zenit.org) |  Father Giuseppe Girotti, martyred in Dachau concentration camp at the age of 40 because of his efforts to assist the Jews, has been beatified in Alba, Italy. According to the current English edition of L’Osservatore Romano,the April 26 beatification […]