Results from Tag: 'martyrs'
Father Leonard Melki and Father Thomas Saleh were Capuchin friars and missionaries in what is now Turkey who were arrested, tortured and martyred by the forces of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 and 1917 respectively.
God seems to like to write salvation history in places like Bethlehem and Nazareth — and Futuna
Both women have been honored by the Church in defensum castitatis, “in the defense of chastity.”
Among the victims of a wave of anticlerical violence were 13 bishops, 4,172 diocesan priests and seminarians, 2,364 male religious, and 283 female religious.
For some modern Americans, Blessed Jerzy’s bold resistance to communism is an object of protest.