Church to beatify Polish family killed for helping Jews in WW2 – Vatican News

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Pope Francis has approved the publication of numerous decrees regarding causes of canonization, including the recognition of the martyrdom Józef and Wiktoria Ulma and their children, who were killed by the Nazis for trying to save Jews during the Second World War; of layman Franz de Castro Holzwarth’s “offering his life” for others during a prison riot; and of the heroic virtues of Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci.

Church to beatify Polish family killed for helping Jews in WW2 – Vatican News

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