Read the story of Maximilian Kolbe, from his early life in Poland through to his work with Jewish refugees in World War II and his death in Auschwitz.
Interested in knowing more about the life and times of St Francis? Follow links to relevant websites and books, with direct online ordering.
Is the story of Maximilian Kolbe relevant to us today? How could our lives be different if we followed his example and the example of Jesus, which inspired him?
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Our famous follower in these pages is Maximilian Kolbe who was imprisoned in Auschwitz for aiding groups persecuted by the Nazis. He exchanged his life for a condemned fellow-prisoner in Auschwitz during World War II.
These pages were written by Howard Ingham.
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