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Alexander Schmorell To Be Glorified By German Orthodox Church

January 28, 2012 by  
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DIOCESE OF BERLIN AND GERMANY: January 23, 2012 In 2007, the Diocese of Berlin and Germany of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia decided to canonize Alexander Schmorell, a member of the anti-fascist student organization “White Rose,” who was executed on July 13, 1943, in Stadelheim Prison in Munich for anti-fascist activities and confessing the Orthodox Christian faith. The act of canonization will be formalized on February 4-5 in Munich, according to the official website of the Orenburg Diocese of the Russian  [Read more...]