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A Franciscan friar and Catholic priest, Maximillian Koble sacrificed his life for another man in Auschwitz. After 14 days of being confined in a prison cell without food or water Kolbe was murdered by SS guards. Kolbe was beatified and then canonized as a saint by Pope John Paul II in 1982, and known as “The Patron Saint of Our Difficult Century.”
Maximillian Kolbe / Friday, August 12, 2016