June 13, 2011. (Romereports.com)
Benedict XVI, who before becoming pope was an organ donor, noted during
the Regina Coeli that the World Day of Blood Donors is arriving and
thanked everyone who participated. “I cordially greet all donors and invite young people to follow their example,”
Benedict XVI“I cordially greet all donors and invite young people to follow their example.”
The pope also recalled the beatification of a German priest, Alois Andritzki, who was murdered by the Nazis in the Dachau concentration camp by lethal injection.