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Pope: We entrust persecuted Christians to prayers of Spanish Martyrs

Newly beatified Spanish Martyrs José Antón Gómez, Antolín Pablos Villanueva, Juan Rafael Mariano Alcocer Martínez and Luis Vidaurrázaga Gonzáles. At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis praised God for their beatification, and implored their intercession for persecuted Christians. 
 - RV

Newly beatified Spanish Martyrs José Antón Gómez, Antolín Pablos Villanueva, Juan Rafael Mariano Alcocer Martínez and Luis Vidaurrázaga Gonzáles. At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis praised God for their beatification, and implored their intercession for persecuted Christians. - RV

30/10/2016 12:18

(Vatican Radio) At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis noted the beatification in Madrid of four Spanish martyrs: Blessed José Antón Gómez, Antolín Pablos Villanueva, Juan Rafael Mariano Alcocer Martínez and Luis Vidaurrázaga Gonzáles. The four Benedictine priests were killed during the Spanish Civil War.

In his remarks following the Angelus prayer, Pope Francis said, “We praise the Lord, and we entrust to their intercession our brothers and sisters who unfortunately still today, in various parts of the world, are persecuted for their faith in Christ. 

30/10/2016 12:18