Martin August Treptow was a barber from Cherokee, Iowa. Enlisting in the National Guard, during World War I his unit was called up and Treptow found himself in the 168th Infantry, part of the 42nd Division, called the Rainbow Division
HE was a native of the kingdom of Leon, in Spain, and embraced in his own country the austere Order of the Bare-footed Observantin Franciscans. Being sent by the authority of the Congregation de Propagandâ Fide to preach the faith
We haven’t had a PopeWatch open thread in a while. The usual open thread rules apply: be concise, be charitable and, above all, be amusing! With that, PopeWatch will be on Memorial Day hiatus until 28, 2019.