Yad Vashem award posthumously awarded to Cardinal De Jong

Yad Vashem award posthumously awarded to Cardinal De Jong

“He was the leader of the resistance,” said Auxiliary Bishop Herman Woorts. What also made De Jong’s resistance special is that he spoke openly against the occupying forces. “The most striking fact is that he, together with other Dutch bishops, made a number of public protests against the measures taken by the Nazis, including the deportation of Jews.”

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