Father Iulian in Aiud prison

I met Father Iulian in Aiud… it was around ’63. We were in a transition room, in the section where people came from other prisons – there were about 80-100 of them – among them was Father Stoicescu: tall, handsome, without a beard – there they didn’t allow beards for priests – straight as a fir tree. We made friends immediately, in two or three days, when Colonel Crăciun (the Aiud prison commander, n.n.) came to visit us with the whole “staff” – majors, captains, platoons… He stopped at the door (he knew who everyone was, he had the reports): […]

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