Piotr Edward Dankowski, April 3

piotr-edward-dankowski-apr-3Blessed Edward Peter (Piotr Edward) Dankowski

Priest and Martyr

Jordanow, Poland, June 21, 1908 – Auschwitz,  April 3, 1942

Blessed Edward Piotr Dankowski, diocesan priest, was born in Jordanow June 21, 1908 and died in Auschwitz, Poland, April 3, 1942. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in Warsaw on June 13, 1999 with 107 other Polish martyrs.

Roman Martyrology: Close to Cracow in Poland in the extermination camp of Auschwitz, Blessed Peter Edward Dankowski, priest and martyr, who, in time of submission of the homeland to a foreign military regime, put in prison for his Christian faith, he he was tortured, thus achieving martyrdom.

Source: Santi e Beati


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