Franz Jägerstätter: A Man of Courage and Conviction

, | May 14, 2014

Born on May 20, 1907, Franz Jägerstätter was a martyr for the faith, a conscientious objector, a husband and father of three. He was executed for his refusal to fight for Hitler. On June 1, 2007, Franz was recognized as a martyr by Pope Benedict XVI and beatified on October 26, 2007 in Linz, Austria.

 

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