Saturday, March 07, 2009

Irena Sendler: a Catholic Hero

Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she saved 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto, providing false documents and sheltering them in individual or group children's homes outside the ghetto.

For more resources (biographical articles, photos, videos, quotations...) on Irena Sendler you can consult the following Web page on Resources for Catholic Educators: Famous Catholics - Irena Sendler.

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