Ján Chryzostom Korec

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Korec in November 2005

Ján Chryzostom Korec, SJ (22 January 1924 – 24 October 2015)[1] was a Slovak Jesuit Cardinal and Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Nitra. He served in the church from 1990 through 2005. He was in jail for eight years (1960-1968) because of his activism against Communism.

Korec was born in Bošany, Czechoslovakia. He died in Nitra, Slovakia at the age of 91.

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  • Korec, Ján (1996). Die Nacht der Barbaren-Als Geheimbischof in der Kirche des Schweigens 1950–1970 (in German). Graz-Vienna-Cologne: Verlag Styria. pp. 111–113.
  • Spolok Slovenských Spisovateľov (1999). Život a dielo Jána Chryzostoma Korca (in Slovak). Nitra, Slovakia: Filozofická Fakulta UKF.

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