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Oklahoma Martyr

Season 7 Episode 703 | 28m 47s

Father Stanley Rother found his life’s calling at a mission in Guatemala. He became very close to the people of the mountain village, but his compassion made him a target. In July 1981, he was brutally murdered in the rectory of the church. In September Father Rother was beatified in Oklahoma City by a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and is on a path to being recognized as a saint.

Aired: 12/18/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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