This celebrity goo was created by player Erik Bates.

publication date: Tuesday, December 21, 2021 (part of Winter 2022)

category: Religion

clue: Frankly, I can't think of a better path to sainthood than to volunteer your life in exchange for another in what was a difficult century.

explanation: Kolbe was a Franciscan Friar ("frankly") who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the German death camp of Auschwitz. He was canonized a saint by Pope Saint John Paul II and declared "The Patron Saint of Our Difficult Century." more…

intended difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Scott Hardie, and Jesse King

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