Aug 12

Blessed Karl Leisner

August 12th XX century

In the town of Planegg, near Munich, in Bavaria, Germany, blessed Karl Leisner, priest and martyr, imprisoned, when still it was Deacon, by public proclamation of faith and constant service in favor of souls, was ordained a priest in the Dachau concentration camp. Released, he died because of the suffering supported while in captivity. Roman martyrology