Catholic resistance to Nazi Germany
Catholic resistance to Nazism was a component of German resistance to Nazism and resistance in other regions under Nazi domination. Following the Nazi takeover, the Church hierarchy attempted to coope...
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Godfried Bomans
Godfried Bomans (2 March 1913 – 22 December 1971) was a popular Dutch author and television personality and a prominent Dutch catholic. Much of his work remains untranslated into English.Though ...
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Bernhard Letterhaus
Bernhard Letterhaus (10 July 1894, Barmen – 14 November 1944) was a German Catholic Trade Unionist and member of the resistance to Nazism.He grew up in Barmen, Wuppertal and after an apprenticeship in...
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Elia Dalla Costa
Elia Dalla Costa (14 May 1872 – 22 December 1961) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as the Archbishop of Florence from 1931 until his death, and was elevated to the...
Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium
Elisabeth of Bavaria (born Elisabeth Gabriele Valérie Marie, Duchess in Bavaria) (25 July 1876 – 23 November 1965) was Queen consort of the Belgians as the spouse of King Albert I, and ...
Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium - Wikipedia
Otto Müller (priest)
Fr. Otto Müller (eng: Otto Mueller) (1870-1944) was a German Roman Catholic priest, active in the Christian Worker's movement and the German Resistance against Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime. Implicated i...
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Lothar König
Lothar König (1906-1946) was a German Jesuit priest and member of the Kreisau Circle of the German Resistance during the Nazi period. Though multi-denominational, the Kreisau group's opposition to the...
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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...
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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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...
Nazi euthanasia and the Catholic Church - Wikipedia
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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Friedrich Erxleben
Fr. Friedrich Erxleben SJ was a Jesuit Priest and member of the "Solf Circle" German Resistance group. The purpose of the Solf Circle was to seek out humanitarian ways of countering the Nazi regime. I...
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 ...
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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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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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...
Catholic resistance to Nazi Germany
Catholic resistance to Nazism was a component of German resistance to Nazism and resistance in other regions under Nazi domination. Following the Nazi takeover, the Church hierarchy attempted to coope...
Catholic resistance to Nazi Germany - Wikipedia
Josef Lenzel
Josef Lenzel (21 April 1890 — 3 July 1942) was a German Roman Catholic priest active in resistance movement against the National Socialism, who died in the Dachau concentration camp where he had been ...
Josef Lenzel - Wikipedia
Rufino Niccacci
Father Rufino Niccacci, O.F.M. (1911–1976) was an Italian Roman Catholic priest who shielded persecuted Jews during the Holocaust.
In September 1943, Niccacci was the Father Guardian of the Franci...
María Edwards
María Edwards McClure (December 11, 1893 – June 8, 1972) (also known as María Edwards de Errázuriz or María Errázuriz – her original married names) was a Chilean woman who was honored in November 2005...
Stanisław Wiórek
Stanisław Wiórek or alternatively Stanisław Wiorek (born 12 December 1912 in Bottrop (Westphalia); d. 9 September 1939 in Bydgoszcz) was a Polish theologian and Catholic clergyman, member of the Congr...
Stanisław Wiórek - Wikipedia
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...
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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