Martyrs

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Pope advances sainthood causes for persecuted Catholics

Pope Francis has approved moving ahead with 16 causes for sainthood, which include multiple 20th-century martyrs, the foundress of a... Read more

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Catholic nurse executed by Nazis remembered in Rome

Blessed Maria Restituta, a Catholic nurse who was decapitated by the Nazis in March of 1943, was remembered for her... Read more

Saint John Ogilvie

Catholics in Scotland to celebrate convert and martyr St. John Ogilvie

March 10 is the liturgical memorial of Saint John Ogilvie, a 16th- and 17th-century Scotsman who converted from Presbyterianism to... Read more

St. Flavian of Constantinople.

Patriarch St. Flavian's faithful witness honored Feb. 18

On Feb. 18, the Roman Catholic Church remembers Patriarch Saint Flavian of Constantinople, who is honored on the same date... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan (L) with Bishop Richard J. Malone, as they process into St. Joseph Cathedral. Photo courtesy of Keenan Communications Group.

New Buffalo bishop stresses need for modern-day martyrs

As Bishop Richard J. Malone became the fourteenth Bishop of Buffalo, N.Y. on Aug. 10, he outlined the need for... Read more

Mauricio Kuri speaks with CNA on April 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

Actor admires Mexican martyr’s strong defense of the faith

Mauricio Kuri has come to believe that, like the teenage Mexican martyr he plays in the upcoming film “For Greater... Read more