Blessed Karoliny Kózkówny

Also known as

  • Caroline Kózkówny
  • Karolina Kózka
  • Karolina Kozkowna
  • Karolina Kózkówny
  • the Maria Goretti of Poland

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Fourth of eleven children born to the farm family of Jan and Maria Borzechka Kózka. Catechist. A teenaged virgin, she refused the advances of a Russian soldier. He kidnapped her, dragged her into the forest, and murdered her during an attempted rape. Martyr of purity.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Karoliny Kózkówny“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 November 2014. Web. 27 December 2014. <>