Friday, April 13, 2012

“With God in Russia”

That was the title of Jesuit Walter Ciszek’s account of his imprisonment in the former Soviet Union.
The Vatican recently gave formal approval for Fr. Ciszek’s cause for canonization to proceed. The Pennsylvania-born priest spent five years in the notorious Moscow prison, Lubyanka, and later in Siberian work camps. He developed a deep reliance and belief in the providence of God, and risked his life ministering to his fellow prisoners.
That is America Magazine’s intro to its 24-minute podcast about Fr. Ciszek with Tim Reidy and James Martin, S.J.
Wiki-image of Walter Ciszek’s grave was released into the public domain.

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