Sunday, March 22, 2009

Josyp Jaromyr Terelya - RIP

Josyp Jaromyr Terelya
He was released after the intervention of President Ronald Reagan. He spent twenty years in some of the harshest prisons known to humanity -- imprisoned in the Soviet gulag for his Catholic activism. In prison, he suffered tremendous hardship as well as mystical experiences. Upon release, he met privately on several occasions with another victor over Communism -- John Paul II.

His name was Josyp Jaromyr Terelya and he died Monday night at the age of 65 at a Toronto restaurant after several years of battling congestive heart failure...
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2 comments:

Mimi said...

May his Memory be Eternal.

Esther said...

Amen.