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April Saints

Blessed Karl I of Austria (1887-1922) In 1916, Archduke Karl, after a strict Catholic, aristocratic and military upbringing, inherited the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He was still only twenty-nine, handsome, popular, and charming, married to a lovely young woman, Zita of the royal house of Bourbon-Parma. Intelligent, consistent, and progressive by the conservative standards of […]