Pope marks 70th anniversary of death of Maximilian Kolbe

Details, from Castel Gandolfo in Italy: Pope Benedict XVI has marked the 70th anniversary of the death of a Polish Franciscan friar hailed as a martyr for volunteering to die in the place of another man at Auschwitz. Benedict said Maximilian Kolbe’s heroic act set an example “amid the human drama of hatred, suffering and [Read More...]