FATHER PLACIDO CORTESE - THE COURAGE OF SILENCE DVD
An amazing story from the underground resistance in World War II
It is WWII and Fr. Cortese plays a vital role in a resistance network responsible for saving hundreds of lives. Using a secret Vatican fund, Cortese rescued Jews, Slovenians, Croatians, and Americans from the hands of Nazi allies. This documentary tells the story of his heroic efforts and of his eventual disappearance. Through eyewitness accounts, we learn about the priest's abduction by the Gestapo and of his refusal, in the face of brutal torture, to name his collaborators. Add this powerful Catholic film to your cart or wish list above.