NEWS STORY: Pope Beatifies German Prelate Who Opposed Nazis

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c. 2004 Religion News Service VATICAN CITY _ Pope John Paul II on Monday (Dec. 20) approved the beatification of Cardinal Clement August von Galen, a German aristocrat who fought the Nazis so fiercely that he was known as “the lion of Munster.” Von Galen’s was one of 22 “causes” for sainthood that received approval […]

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