Pope Francis proclaims 35 new saints including 33 martyrs

Francis, who became pontiff in 2013, has repeatedly paid tribute to Christians suffering or dying for their faith in current times, especially in the Middle … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/world-news/2017/10/15/pope-francis-proclaims-35-new-saints-including-33-martyrs/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWNlODdiMTE1OWZhOTk3Yzc6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNFBc6EjQMtDIjJUeWjcm830ydiljw target="_blank" title="Pope Francis...

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Pope Francis proclaims 35 new saints including 33 martyrs

Thirty of the saints proclaimed on Sunday are martyrs, including priests and lay people, who suffered anti-Catholic persecution in 1645 at the hands of … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-4982088/Pope-Francis-proclaims-35-new-saints-including-33-martyrs.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGTA4NmFiNjk2NTBiYjEwNDg6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNGFDTDoH5Us4JmLPcJnuYuMTHPWzQ target="_blank" title="Pope Francis proclaims...

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Pope canonises first New World martyrs, calls Amazon synod for 2019

The first child, Cristoforo, was converted to Christianity by Franciscan missionaries and was killed in 1527 by his own father, a tribal chief who spurned … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://news.trust.org/item/20171015111109-cd0sk&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWNlODdiMTE1OWZhOTk3Yzc6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNEo01nmep4mZeTNiZw6QXQK_0HD-g target="_blank" title="Pope canonises...

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Pope canonises first New World martyrs, calls Amazon synod for 2019

VATICAN CITY, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Pope Francis canonised 35 new Roman Catholic saints on Sunday, including three indigenous children martyred in … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-4982072/Pope-canonises-New-World-martyrs-calls-Amazon-synod-2019.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGTA4NmFiNjk2NTBiYjEwNDg6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNFFZ36J8diG5L5l3qGF2Bl-3-6piw target="_blank" title="Pope canonises first New World...

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Pope adds 35 saints to church, nearly all martyrs

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis, who often laments current persecutions of Christians, has given the Catholic Church 35 new saints, nearly all of … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-4981978/Pope-adds-35-saints-church-nearly-martyrs.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGTA4NmFiNjk2NTBiYjEwNDg6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNER8VO5-NatgvlntPRvEDzq6pfauQ target="_blank" title="Pope adds 35...

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Four FC troops martyred in Kurram Agency landmine blasts

PESHAWAR – At least four security personnel of Frontier Constabulary (FC) were killed and three injured on Sunday when three improvised explosive … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/headline/three-fc-troops-martyred-in-kurram-agency-landmine-blasts/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGTA4NmFiNjk2NTBiYjEwNDg6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNHUqb-rvdWao2YsDMJJil5b4UfLsQ target="_blank" title="Four FC troops martyred in...

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Parents of APS martyrs storm Peshawar to protest against Imran Khan

PESHAWAR: Parents of the Army Public School massacre’s martyrs protested against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday, … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://dailytimes.com.pk/pakistan/14-Oct-17/parents-of-aps-martyrs-storm-peshawar-to-protest-against-imran-khan&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGTA4NmFiNjk2NTBiYjEwNDg6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNHol83Icjpr4KdddQKLDRIGNuIC9A target="_blank" title="Parents of APS martyrs storm Peshawar to protest against...

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Unrelenting killing of Coptic Christians intensifies debate over martyrdom

In this May 26, 2017 file photo, Coptic Christians shout slogans after the funeral service of some of the victims of a bus attack, at Abu Garnous … more … Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://religionnews.com/2017/10/13/unrelenting-killing-of-coptic-christians-intensifies-debate-over-martyrdom/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGWFiYjJmM2M4OTBmN2JhYzk6Y2E6ZW46Q0E&usg=AFQjCNHw9yq-npnCaJXhB-vzLTPtCa96vQ target="_blank"...

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