Israel honors priest for hiding Jews during World War II
Catholic World News - May 09, 2011
Yad Vashem, the State of Israel’s Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority, has named an Italian priest to its list of “Righteous Among the Nations” because he hid a Jewish family during World War II.
Father Martino Michelone, who died in 1979, was a parish priest in Moransengo, a small town in northwestern Itaily.
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Posted by: hartwood01 -
May. 11, 2011 7:05 PM ET USA
Obregon and Defender,my thoughts,exactly.
Posted by: Obregon -
May. 09, 2011 11:11 PM ET USA
Gee, I know the historical record points to Venerable Pius XII saving lots and lots of Jewish people who were being persecuted during WWII and because of the lies and trash thrown at his memory, the man has not been canonized yet, nor declared, as he should, to be one of the “Righteous Among the Nations.” Amazing! How politics will obscure the truth!
Posted by: Defender -
May. 09, 2011 12:17 PM ET USA
But not Pius XII...