Friday, February 1, 2019

Beatification of the Ulma Family

From Rome Reports:
“The Polish people were also killed for only helping the Jews. This is also something important. The Germans created a law in Poland that for any type of help, even a piece of bread given to a Jew, the person would be killed.” More than 190,000 Polish people were killed as a result of this law, including the Ulma family: the father, pregnant mother and their six kids, ranging in age from eight to two. They were killed on March 24, 1944 by German soldiers, immediately after the soldiers killed the Jews hiding out in the house....As a result, in 2003, a process was opened to research the group of martyrs who hid Jewish people. Yet, in 2017 the Ulma family was set apart, and the Vatican began their own process of beatification and potential canonization. (Read more.)
Wiktoria and Józef Ulma
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