Blessed Józef Achilles Puchała (18 March 1911, Kosina – 19 July 1943, Borowikowszczyzna) was a Polish Franciscan friar from the Iwieniec (Ivyanets) monastery, tortured and killed by the Nazis during World War II and beatified by Pope John Paul II on June 13, 1999.

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Blessed Józef Achilles Puchała, 1938

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Blessed Józef Achilles Puchała (18 March 1911, Kosina – 19 July 1943, Borowikowszczyzna) was a Polish Franciscan friar from the Iwieniec (Ivyanets) monastery, tortured and killed by the Nazis during World War II and beatified by Pope John Paul II on June 13, 1999.

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