Accused of being a "secret" priest and teaching religion to hundreds of children for their First Communion, Father Franciszek Stryjas was arrested by the German Socialist Gestapo.
For 10 days, Father Stryjas was brutally interrogated by the Gestapo. He succombed to the horrific beatings and perished, on July 31, 1944.
"Take your priest. Come with a coffin," the German Socialists wrote to his family.
VIVA CRISTO REY! Niech żyje Chrystus Król!