The prisons of Father Viorel Todea in Arieșenii Albei

He was born on 1 June 1919 in a simple family from Arieșeni, Alba County. After primary school, he attended the “Samuil Vulcan” high school in Beiuș and then, for the last two years, the “Gheorghe Barițiu” high school in Cluj. In 1940 he enrolled at the Theological Academy in Cluj, but the consequences of the Vienna Diktat forced him to flee to Sibiu, where he continued his theological studies. After 1946 he was ordained a priest and served in his hometown. During high school he joined the Brotherhood of the Cross, but for sympathising with a Jewish classmate he […]

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