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St Maximilian Kolbe

14 August, 2023

St Maximilian Kolbe was a Franciscan friar who had a devotion to the Immaculate Conception. He was involved in publication of newspapers where he was vocally critical of the Nazis. He was taken to Auschwitz where he volunteered to replace a married man about to be executed. After weeks of torture Kolbe was finally killed by lethal injection.


14 August, 2023