Saints of the Week

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around the country

Blessed Carlo Gnocchi

A dream, after the war, to be able to devote myself to a work of charity, whatever it is.

    Facts about Bl. Carlo Gnocchi

  • Carlo was an Italian priest and military chaplain during World War II.
  • He helped Jews escape and was imprisoned for his writings against Fascism.
  • After the war, he devoted his life to caring for the disabled and orphaned. He died of cancer in 1956.