Fr. Michael Richartz, SVD (+1982) was a first class scientist at University of San Carlos. He wrote some articles in science magazines about light.
One noticed readily a deep dent in his forehead. Rumor had it that as a soldier in the First World War, the enemy shot him, but the bullet could not penetrate his skull; it only made a large round deep dent in the forehead. (Remembering Philippine SVD Missionaries who Have Gone Ahead, 31)
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