Blessed Martyrs of Nowogródek
The Blessed Martyrs of Nowogródek, also known as the Eleven Nuns of Nowogródek or Sister Stella and Companions were a group of Roman Catholic nuns from the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth kille...
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20 July plot
The 20 July plot refers to the attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Führer of the Third Reich, inside his Wolf's Lair field headquarters near Rastenburg, East Prussia, on 20 July 1944. The primary pur...
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Brigate Fiamme Verdi
The Brigate Fiamme Verdi (Green Flame Brigade) was an Italian Partisan Resistance Group, of predominantly Roman Catholic orientation, which operated in Italy during World War Two. The armed Italian ...
Marianna Biernacka
Marianna Biernacka, née Czokało (1888 – 13 July 1943) was a Roman Catholic citizen of Poland, and a victim of Nazi Germany in the Second World War. She is one of the beatified 108 Martyrs of Wor...
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Francesco Repetto
Monsignor Francesco Repetto (Genoa, 1914–1984) was an Italian priest and librarian. He is honored by Jews as a Righteous Among the Nations for his leading role in the clandestine DELASEM organization,...
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Assisi Network
The Assisi Network was an underground network established by Catholic clergy during the Nazi Occupation of Italy which protected Jewish people from the Nazis. The churches, monasteries and convents of...
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Laurentius Siemer
Laurentius Siemer (born "Josef Siemer" in 1888, died 1956) was a Dominican priest, and Provincial of the Dominican Province of Teutonia, Germany during the Nazi period. A significant figure in Catholi...
Jules-Géraud Saliège
Jules-Géraud Saliège (February 24, 1870—November 5, 1956) was a French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Toulouse from 1928 until his death, and was a significant...
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Raoul Șorban
Raoul Șorban (September 4, 1912 - July 19, 2006) was a Romanian painter, journalist, writer, essayist, art historian, academic, and memoirist.
His father, the composer Guilelm Șorban, descended fr...
Johannes Prassek
The Blessed Johannes Prassek (13 August 1911 – 10 November 1943) was a German Catholic priest, and one of the Lübeck martyrs, guillotined for opposing the Nazi regime of Adolf Hitler in 1943. Pr...
Giuseppe Girotti
Blessed Giuseppe Girotti, O.P. (19 July 1905 - 1 April 1945), was born in Alba, Cuneo, Kingdom of Italy.A Dominican priest, he was an opponent of the Italian Fascist Government of Benito Mussolini, an...
Piotr Szarek
Piotr Szarek (born 7 May 1908 in Złotniki; d. 9 September 1939 in Bydgoszcz) was a Polish Catholic clergyman, member of the Congregation of the Mission, publicly murdered by the Nazis on the ninth day...
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Polish Righteous among the Nations
Polish citizens have the world's highest count of individuals who have been recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem as non-Jews who saved Jews from extermination during the Holocaust. ...
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Jan Dobraczyński
Jan Dobraczyński (20 April 1910 in Warsaw – 5 March 1994 in Warsaw) was a Polish writer and publicist. During the Second Polish Republic, he was a supporter of the National Party and Catholic mo...
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Nazi euthanasia and the Catholic Church
During the Second World War, the Roman Catholic Church protested against Action T4, the Nazi involuntary euthanasia programme under which the mentally ill, physically deformed, and incurably sick wer...
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Giuseppe Marcone
Giuseppe Marcone (1882-1952), born S. Pietro-in-fine, Italy, was a Benedictine Abbott. He was ordained in 1906 and appointed Abbot of Montevergine, Italy in 1918. He served an Apostolic Visitor to Cr...
Alicja Kotowska
Alicja Jadwiga Kotowska (Born November 20, 1899 in Warsaw – died November 11, 1939 near Piaśnica Wielka) was a Polish nun, head of the Resurrectionist convent in Wejherowo between 1934 and 1939, and a...
Priest Barracks of Dachau Concentration Camp
The Priest Barracks of Dachau Concentration (in German Pfarrerblock, or Priesterblock) incarcerated clergy who had opposed the Nazi regime of Adolf Hitler. From December 1940, Berlin ordered the trans...
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Kazimierz Dembowski
Kazimierz Dembowski (3 August 1912 in Strzyżów – 10 August 1942 at Dachau) was a Polish Roman Catholic clergyman, member of the Society of Jesus involved in the religious publishing industry, who shor...
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Fritz Gerlich
Carl Albert Fritz (Michael) Gerlich (15 February 1883 – 30 June 1934) was a German journalist and historian, and one of the main journalistic resistors of Adolf Hitler. He was arrested and later kille...
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Otto Neururer
Blessed Otto Neururer (25 March 1881 - 30 May 1940) was an Austrian Roman Catholic priest and martyr. He was the first priest to die in a Nazi Concentration Camp and was beatified by Pope John Paul II...
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Pavol Jantausch
Pavol Jantausch (27 June 1870- 29 June 1947) was a Czechoslovakian priest and Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church. During the Second World War he protested the antisemitic policies of the Nazi aligned...
Adalbert Probst
Adalbert Probst (1900 - 1934) was a Catholic Youth leader in Germany during Nazi period. He was killed during Hitler's 1934 Night of the Long Knives purge. Probst was national director of the Catholic...
Gabriel Piguet
Monsignor Gabriel Piguet (born 24 Feb 1887 at Mâcon, died 3 July 1952 at Clermont-Ferrand) was the Roman Catholic Bishop of Clermont-Ferrand, France. Involved in Catholic resistance to Nazism, he wa...
German Catholics’ Peace Association
The German Catholics’ Peace Association (Friedensbund Deutscher Katholiken) was a Catholic peace association founded in Weimar Germany in 1919 by Fr. Max Josef Metzger, a Roman Catholic priest.Metzger...
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Eduard Müller (martyr)
The Blessed Eduard Müller ( 20 August 1911 – 10 November 1943 ) was a German Catholic priest and martyr. He was guillotined in a Hamburg prison by the Nazi authorities in November 1943, along wit...
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