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German priest, martyred by Nazis, is beatified

June 15th, 2011 - Comments Off

DRESDEN, Germany – A German priest who was killed by the Nazis was beatified by the Roman Catholic Church.

Records show that the German priest was killed two years after he was arrested. He is believed to have been killed by the Nazis in the concentration camp at Dachau. He was arrested by the National Socialists in 1941 for criticizing the regime. He was killed by means of lethal injection. He died at the age of 28 and was stricken by typhus in the year 1943.