At Sunday’s Angelus, Pope Francis honored the priests, seminarian and laypeople who were murdered out of hatred for the faith.
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The martyrs to be beatified in the Seville cathedral on Nov. 18 include 10 priests, one seminarian and nine laypeople. All of them were killed out of hatred for the faith in 1936.
Why is the Ulma baby, who was unbaptized, also considered a martyr?
The five priests beatified Saturday were declared martyrs by Pope Francis last November.
The diocesan phase of the processes for those murdered during the religious persecution of the 1930s has concluded. Among the candidates is the priest who hid the body of St. Isidore so that it would not be desecrated.
Pope Francis has signed a decree on the martyrdom of Józef and Wiktoria Ulma, who were executed along with all their children in 1944 for hiding a Jewish family in their home in Poland.
Book Review: New biography offers insights into new saint.
The first major biography was just published in English by Carmelite Media.
On the 150th anniversary of the Commune of Paris, a revolutionary and anticlerical government that took control of the French capital for 72 days, the Church is seeking to honor the memory of the clergymen arrested and killed in hatred of the faith during ‘Bloody Week.’