- Aug 10, 2020
For almost 2 years, the Ulmas secretly gave shelter to eight Jews, hiding them from the murderous Nazi regime. Wiktoria and Jozef Ulma had six children.
A 16-year-old peasant girl will be beatified as a martyr in Slovakia, seven decades after she was shot in front of her family for resisting rape by a drunken Soviet soldier.
A Catholic priest involved in the sainthood cause of a Polish cardinal has rejected claims the cardinal fostered anti-Semitism and refused help for endangered Jews.
Catholic priests, brothers and seminarians, along with clergy from other denominations, were sent to Dachau because they posed a threat to the Nazi regime.
Alcide De Gasperi was an Italian Prime Minister after WWII, the builder of bridges between the U.S. and Europe, and among the founders of the European Union. Quoted by popes and admired by many Catholic politicians he might, one day, even be a saint.
Relatives of the first chaplain to die in World War II accepted the Silver Star on his behalf 76 years to the day after he died saving 12 sailors during the Pearl Harbor attack.