Tag: Christian martyrs

Martyrs of the 20th century: the Rwandan genocide

The Rwandese genocide killed 103 priests, 3 bishops, 47 monks, 65 nuns, and thousands of believers.

Jasna Góra tower highlighted in red in solidarity with persecuted Christians

"We want to express solidarity with those who suffer for their faith," said the curator of Jasna Góra, Father Waldemar Pastusiak.

The 24th of March is the day of missionary martyrs

Since 1993, the day of the assassination of Saint Oscar Arnulfo Romero is a day of prayer and fasting.

Twenty Catholic missionaries killed in 2020

This year the highest number of reports of missionaries killed in the field were registered in America.

Catholic priests, nuns were among those killed by Nazis

Half of all Poland’s Catholic priests, monks and nuns suffered repression during World War II, with more than 2,800 killed.

Nearly 2000 people gather online to pray for Christian martyrs

"The time of lockdown gives us the opportunity to experience the benefit of spiritual communion," said French Archbishop Rougé.

Basilica in Bologna will be lit in red to remember Christian martyrs

In the time of the Coronavirus, the Christian Church in Italy is not forgetting about the persecuted Christians.

Rwandan troops block pilgrims from attending Ugandan martyr celebration

Some 200 Rwandans were blocked by troops from crossing the border with Uganda to attend pilgrimage.

Surprising fact about Christian martyrs and persecution

Hard to believe but there are more martyrs today than in 1st centuries