Franz Jägerstätter, an Austrian, was a married man and the father of four children. The third time he was called up for military service on behalf of Nazi Germany, he reported but refused to use weapons, on religious grounds. Jägerstätter was beheaded for this refusal. He was beatified in 2007.
Against the Stream, Franz Jägerstätter
Illustrated booklet by Erna Putz. Brief biography, photos, where to find further information.
Bl. Franz Jägerstätter (1907-1943)
Hagiography furnished by the Vatican News Service.
CatholicSaints.Info: Blessed Franz Jägerstätter
Profile of the twentieth-century farmer, executed by the Nazis.
Franz Jägerstätter, Martyr
Hagiography by Paul Bellan-Boyer, and prayer in traditional and contemporary language.
Letter of Saint Joseph Abbey: Blessed Franz Jägerstätter
Tells the story of this simple man who resisted what he believed to be an unjust war.
In Light of Eternity: Franz Jägerstätter, Martyr
Article focuses on his resistance to the Nazi cause. Also includes excerpts from his writing in prison. Some letters and words of article lost in scanning. [Sign of Peace] [PDF] (June 01, 2003)
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