Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican, The
Added: Aug 08 2019
In 1943, Hugh O'Flaherty was an Irish Catholic priest and senior official of the Roman Curia, and a significant figure in Catholic resistance to Nazism. During World War II, he was responsible for saving 6,500 Allied soldiers and Jews. His ability to evade the traps set by the German Gestapo earned him the nickname The Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican.