Colored Red

Historical Murders: Assassination at the Altar

August 15, 2018 Season 1 Episode 13
Colored Red
Historical Murders: Assassination at the Altar
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Colored Red
Historical Murders: Assassination at the Altar
Aug 15, 2018 Season 1 Episode 13
Laura
The assassination of Father Leo Heinrichs at St. Elizabeth's Parish in 1908.
Show Notes
Father Leo Heinrichs was shot during morning mass in front of a full congregation. The man who murdered him would turn out to be an estranged radical. Father Heinrichs was a champion for the poor and elderly and the painful extent of his devotion would only be revealed after his death.

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