The Beatification of Odoardo Focherini will be held the 15th of June 2013, starting at 9,30 a.m., in Piazza Martiri in Carpi, near Modena.

If you wish to have more information regarding the Beatification please write to: ufficiostampa@carpi.chiesacattolica.it

If you wish to get in contact with the relatives of Odoardo Focherini, please write to: press@odoardofocherini.it

Click here for the Biography.

Media Review

25 July 2012: News.va: Journalists and martyrs

18 June 2012 – Spero News: Italian who saved Jews during Holocaust recognized as martyr by Catholic Church

17 June 2012 – Rome Reports: Pope recognizes first Italian martyr for helping Jews during the Holocaust (Video)

10 May 2012 – United Press International: Pope recognizes Focherini as martyr

10 May 2012 – ANSA English: Italian who helped WWII Jews recognised as martyr