Below is a great article from Regina Magazine about a “brawny” priest that saved many lives while risking his own life. Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty sets a great example of what a Catholic priest must do in terrible times. May the priests we have today step up and defend and fight for the faith like Monsignor O’Flaherty. Sometimes it only takes one person to change the course of history.
The Nazis’ Nemesis
Ireland’s Shining Priest
by Rosa Kasper
From to 1942-43, Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty was the most-wanted man in Rome. During this time, he saved at least 6,500 Jews and Allied soldiers from near-certain death. O’Flaherty was a brawny man, who stood 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighed over 200 pounds. Those who met him said his eyes twinkled behind his cheap wire-frame eyeglasses. He was known and loved by many for his authentic Irish charm and for…
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