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Nov 27, 2020 - 11:00 am .- A religious sister who knew Venerable Maria Laura Mainetti said the woman, who was murdered 20 years ago as part of a Satanic ritual, made the ordinary extraordinary by her love, and found joy in her service to young people, whom she called “my Jesus.”
Nov 8, 2020 - 05:15 am .- A 19-year-old Spanish martyr who gave his life while protecting the Eucharist was beatified Saturday at a Mass in the Sagrada Família Basilica in Barcelona.
Oct 22, 2020 - 05:00 am .- The three teenage girls who killed Sr. Maria Laura Mainetti 20 years ago attested afterward that while they were stabbing the 60-year-old religious sister to death, she told them she forgave them.
Jun 19, 2020 - 12:40 pm .- Pope Francis declared Friday that an Italian religious sister killed by three teenage girls in a Satanic sacrifice was a martyr for the Catholic faith.
Dec 7, 2019 - 03:58 am .- The son of Wisconsin farmers, Brother James Miller, FSC, will be beatified in Guatemala this Saturday, 36 years after he was shot and killed while working with school children and the indigenous poor in the country.
Dec 26, 2018 - 04:45 am .- The feast of the first Christian martyr, St. Stephen, falls the day after Christmas —  timing that contains an important spiritual lesson, Pope Francis said Wednesday.
Jan 28, 2018 - 03:55 am .- “I’ve been expecting you.” These were reportedly the foreboding last words of Blessed Giuseppe "Pino" Puglisi, an Italian priest who was shot and killed by the Italian mafia in 1993.
Apr 24, 2017 - 10:07 am .- Pope Francis on Saturday comforted the sister of Father Jacques Hamel, an 85-year-old priest who was killed by ISIS sympathizers while celebrating Mass in Normandy, France last summer.
Mar 30, 2017 - 05:40 am .- A pregnant woman who found her faith in a Spanish prison, refused to give up the name of her Christian catechist to her persecutors, and died for lack of medical care was beatified on Saturday.
Oct 18, 2016 - 02:46 pm .- When we find ourselves weary from the troubles of life, we can find inspiration in the heroism of one of the Church’s new saints, said Cardinal Alberto Suarez Inda of Morelia, Mexico.
Mar 25, 2015 - 10:26 am .- Los Angeles Catholics gave thanks for Archbishop Oscar Romero’s upcoming beatification and prayed that his “shining example” of sacrificial love and solidarity with the poor and oppressed will continue to be fruitful.

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