Polish nuns killed by Soviet army as World War II ended showed courage


Pope Francis has approved the beatification of 10 Polish nuns, who were members of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Elizabeth, killed by Soviet troops in the waning days of World War II. Pictured clockwise are, Sisters Maria Paschalis Jahn, Melusja, Edelburgis Kubitzki, Adel Schramm, Adelheidis Töpfer, Acutina Goldberg, Felicitas Ellmerer, Rosaria Schilling, Sabina Thienel, and Sapien