Results from Tag: 'martyrs'
Father Miguel Pro’s famous last words before the firing squad were “Viva Cristo Rey” (“Long live Christ the King!”)
“Nowadays, people are looking for an explanation; but in those days it was all much simpler: they were Catholics, they were religious, they were ‘curates’ and they had to die.” —Bishop Damián Iguacén
Father Bonet and his companions were truly free men, because they surrendered to the truth that God is.
Venerable Maria Laura Mainetti was known for her social and charitable commitment.
“The Church is being persecuted because of its option for the poor.”
The Swiss Guards marked the 493rd anniversary of the May 6, 1527 battle with Mass in the church of Santa Maria of the Pieta in the Teutonic College, followed by the “laying of the wreath,” in the Square of the Roman Protomartyrs in Vatican City.
‘I have come here as a pilgrim to pray, to confirm you in the faith, and to be confirmed by the faith of these brothers and sisters,’ he said.
‘The souls of the just are in the hands of God,’ he said Nov. 2.