Articles on this issue "martyrs"
Here is a Vatican Radio translation of the address Pope Francis gave todayoff the cuff during his meeting in Sarajevo with priests and religious. He said he decided to speak from the heart …read more
"What does it mean, today, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, for a priest or consecrated person to serve the Lord’s flock? I think it means to carry out a pastoral ministry of hope"
Here is a Vatican translation of the address Pope Francis had prepared to give today in Sarajevo at a meeting with priests, religious and seminarians. After hearing a testimony from a priest, …read more
During Mass at Casa Santa Marta, Recalls How Today Many Witness Faith With Their Lives
Even today, they kill Christians in the name of God, but the Holy Spirit gives the strength to bear witness until martyrdom. Pope Francis made this reflection this morning during his daily …read more
"Today, the Church is a Church of Martyrs: they suffer, they give their lives and we receive a blessing from God for their witness." These were the words of Pope Francis during his morning …read more
The first stone of a church dedicated to the 21 Egyptian Copts killed in Libya by the so-called "Islamic State" was laid yesterday. The dedication of the Church of the "Martyrs of Libya" was …read more
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Last February 3, Pope Francis promulgated the Decree that recognizes the martyrdom in odium fidei of the Archbishop of San Salvador, Oscar Arnulfo Romero Galdamez, the anniversary of whose …read more
The Coptic Church’s calendar will commemorate the martyrdom of the 21 Egyptian Christians killed by Islamic State in Libya. The Coptic Orthodox Church made the announcement this weekend, as …read more
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Lufuno Daswa made his first public appearance as the guest speaker at the Neocathecumenal Way retreat in Cape Town, South Africa, Lufuno is the eldest son of the Servant of God Benedict …read more
Visiting What Oscar Romero Left Behind His home, books, and clothing remained after he was shot. To view the video click here URL: …read more
In light of the announcement today that Pope Francis approved the promulgation of the martyrdom of Servant of God, Oscar Arnulfo Romero Galdamez (El Salvador, 1917-1980), archbishop of San …read more