Adam Stefan Sapieha facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPrince Adam Stefan Sapieha
|Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Nuova|
|Appointed||February 18, 1946|
|Enthroned||February 18, 1946|
|Reign ended||July 21, 1951|
|Other posts||Archbishop of Kraków (1925 - 1946); Bishop of Kraków (1911 - 1925)|
|Ordination||October 1, 1893
by Jan Maurycy Pawel Puzyna de Kosielsko
|Consecration||December 17, 1911
by Pope Pius X
|Created Cardinal||February 18, 1946|
|Birth name||Prince Adam Stefan Stanisław Bonfatiusz Józef Sapieha|
May 14, 1867|
|Died||July 21, 1951
|Parents||Adam Stanisław Sapieha-Kodenski
Jadwiga Klementyna Sanguszko-Lubartowicza
|Coat of arms|
Sapieha was born in 1867 in the castle of Krasiczyn. He was the youngest of the seven children of Prince Adam Stanisław Sapieha-Kodenski.
Sapieha was ordained a priest in 1893.
After the Nazi invasion of Poland, Sapieha operate the seminary in secret. Among the students was Karol Wojtyła, the future Pope John Paul II. Wojtyła lived in Sepieha's basement. In 1963, Father Wojtyła became the Auxiliary Bishop in Kraków.
He was created a Cardinal in 1946.
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