Results from Tag: 'martyrdom'
Pastor and Family of Pakistan’s First ‘Servant of God’ Akash Bashir Awaits Celebration of his Martyrdom Day
‘I cannot forget his sacrifice,’ said Father Francis Gulzar, who was saying Mass when Akash Bashir gave up his life to prevent a suicide bomber from entering the church.
ANALYSIS: Irish Catholics will increasingly need the courage, wisdom and perseverance of martyrs like St. Oliver Plunkett to spread the faith in a society hostile to the Gospel.
“While Edmund still called out to Christ, the heathen dragged the holy man to his death, and with one stroke struck off his head.”
The Coptic Orthodox Church proclaimed the 21 men to be martyrs.