Blessed Michaël Kozal

[Blessed Michaël Kozal]
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Born to a peasant family. Ordained in 1918. Appointed auxiliary bishop of Wloclawek, Poland and titular bishop of Lappa by Pope Pius XII on 10 June 1939. Arrested by the Gestapo on 7 November 1939 as part of the Nazi persecution of the Catholic Church. Imprisoned and tortured at Wloclawek, Lad, Szczeglin, Berlin and Dachau. Spent 21 months in Dachau, ministering to other prisoners and being abused by the guards. Martyr.

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Canonized

  • if you have information related to the canonization of Blessed Michael, contact
       Diecezja Wloclawska
       ul. Gdanska 2
       87-800 Wloclawek, POLAND

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Michaël Kozal“. Saints.SQPN.com. 24 January 2014. Web. 30 July 2014. <>