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Austrian priest, martyred by Nazis, beatified

November 15, 2011

Father Carl Lampert (1894-1944), who served as vicar general of the Diocese of Innsbruck before his internment at Dachau and Sachsenhausen and his eventual beheading, was beatified in Austria on November 13.

Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, presided at the beatification ceremony, which took place in the small city of Dornbrin.


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