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
Giuseppe Burzio
Giuseppe Burzio (1901-1966), born Cambiano, Italy, was a Vatican diplomat and Roman Catholic Archbishop.Ordained in 1924, he later served as the Holy See's Apostolic Delegate to Bratislava during Wor...
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...
Otto Müller (priest) - Wikipedia
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...
Lothar König - Wikipedia
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...
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...
Maria Fedecka
Maria Aniela Fedecka - (1904, Moscow - 21 December 1977, Warsaw) - was a Polish social worker, member of Workers' Defence Committee. During World War II she was an activist in the Polish Underground a...
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...
Bernhard Letterhaus - Wikipedia
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...
Priest Barracks of Dachau Concentration Camp - Wikipedia
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...
German Catholics’ Peace Association - Wikipedia
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...
Assisi Network - Wikipedia
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...
Jan Dobraczyński - Wikipedia
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
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
Maurice Bavaud
Maurice Bavaud (January 15, 1916 in Neuchâtel - May 14, 1941 in Berlin-Plötzensee) was a Roman Catholic Swiss citizen who in 1938 attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
Bavaud was a Catholic theo...
Maurice Bavaud - Wikipedia
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...
Józef and Wiktoria Ulma
Józef and Wiktoria Ulma, a Polish husband and wife, living in Markowa near Rzeszów in south-eastern Poland during the Nazi German occupation in World War II, were the Righteous who attempted to rescue...
Józef and Wiktoria Ulma - Wikipedia