Franz Stock

The Servant of God Franz Stock (21 September 1904, Neheim – 24 February 1948, Paris) was a German Roman Catholic priest. He is known for ministering to prisoners in France during World War II, and to German prisoners of war in the years following. The cause for his canonization has been accepted by the Holy See.

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Franz Stock - Quotes
... "Abbé Franz Stock — that is no name, it is a program!" Nuncio Angelo Roncalli, who became later Pope John XXIII, said this on 28 February 1948, when carrying out the blessing of the deceased priest ... “...the priest Franz Stock, we said so on the day of his funeral, when bestowing absolutio ad tumbam — this is not only a name — it is a program ... effect and rendered such a surviving testimony for the future, like the one of Franz Stock ...

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