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Anton Srholec

slovak political prisoner, writer and roman catholic priest
Srholec in December 2014.

Anton Srholec (12 June 1929 – 7 January 2016) was a Slovak Roman Catholic priest, Salesian and writer. He was ordained by Pope Paul VI in 1970 but was banned under communism rule in Czechoslovakia and was jailed for ten years. He was best known for his work charity work as head of the Resota Center for homeless people in Bratislava. He was born in Skalica.

Srholec died from lung cancer on 7 January 2016 in Bratislava. He was 86.[1]

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  1. "Popular Slovak Priest Anton Srholec Dies at 86". American Broadcasting Company. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 9 January 2016.