Tag: Martyrs

Pope Francis speaks about persecuted Christians

Christians are persecuted for their faith in many parts of the world, said Pope Francis.

Martyrs of the 20th century: the massacre of Tibhirine

In 1995 alone, terrorists form the Islamic Armed Forces operating in Algeria murdered nearly 20 priests and nuns.

Four martyrs beatified

On the 23rd of January of 2022, four martyrs were beatified in El Salvador.

Martyrs of the 20th century: the Rwandan genocide

The Rwandese genocide killed 103 priests, 3 bishops, 47 monks, 65 nuns, and thousands of believers.

Four Spanish martyrs beatified

A Vatican cardinal beatified four martyrs of the Spanish Civil War on Saturday.

The 24th of March is the day of missionary martyrs

Since 1993, the day of the assassination of Saint Oscar Arnulfo Romero is a day of prayer and fasting.

Twenty Catholic missionaries killed in 2020

This year the highest number of reports of missionaries killed in the field were registered in America.

Pope: There are more martyrs and people persecuted than in the first centuries

"In the end, persecution is a cause of joy and brings great reward in heaven."

A day to remember the missionary martyrs

Archbishop of San Salvador, Oscar Arnulfo Romero was assassinated forty years ago.