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Stefania Łącka, pictured in 1945.

Sainthood cause opened for Polish Catholic known as ‘earthly guardian angel’ of Auschwitz

Aug 31, 2021

By CNA Staff

Stefania Łącka nursed sick prisoners at the camp hospital. Read more

The Franciscan friar Fr. Placido Cortese (1907-1944).

Pope Francis advances sainthood cause of Italian Catholic priest who saved Jews in WWII

Aug 30, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Fr. Placido Cortese has been dubbed “the Italian Fr. Kolbe.” Read more