The true story of Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty – a genuine WWII hero

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He (center left) was the Irish Oskar Schindler, risking his life to save the lives of 6500 POWs, Jews and other enemies of the Nazis.

Fascinating 7-minute audio presentation

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An Irish Vatican priest hides allied PoWs from the Germans occupying Rome, during World War Two. Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty (Gregory Peck) is under threat from the Chief of the Gestapo (Christopher Plummer) who orders the priest captured or killed if he is seen outside the protection of the Vatican walls.

  • Directed by: Jerry London
  • Runtime: 2 hours 18 minutes
  • Studio: ITV Global Entertainment Ltd
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  1. One could not begrudge Msgr. O’Flaherty’s being flattered by the movie’s casting.


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