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The beatification of Bd Joseph Mayr-Nuuser in Bolsano on Saturday

The beatification of Blessed Joseph Mayr-Nuuser in Bolsano on Saturday. During his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis called Bd Joseph a model for the lay faithful, especially for fathers.

Pope Francis: Bd Joseph Mayr-Nusser a model for fathers

19/03/2017 12:49

Pope Francis has called Bd Joseph Mayr-Nusser, who was martyred for refusing to swear an oath of loyalty to Adolf Hitler, a "model for fathers."

 

Beatification Mass of 17 martyrs of Laos in Vientiane on Dec. 11. 2016.

Beatification Mass of 17 martyrs of Laos in Vientiane on Dec. 11. 2016.

Seventeen Beatified Martyrs of Laos, part 2

02/03/2017 16:00

Listen to the final of a 2-part interview with German priest Fr. Thomas Klosterkamp OMI, the postulator of the 17 martyrs of Laos, who were declared Blessed at a ceremony in the Laotian capital, Vientiane, on 11 Dec., 2016.  

The 17 martyrs of Laos beatified on 11 December, 2016.

The 17 martyrs of Laos beatified on 11 December, 2016.

Seventeen Beatified Martyrs of Laos, part 1

23/02/2017 16:00

Listen to the first of a 2-part interview with German priest Fr. Thomas Klosterkamp OMI, the postulator of the 17 martyrs of Laos, who were declared Blessed at a ceremony in the Laotian capital, Vientiane, on 11 Dec., 2016.  

Saint Josephine Bakita

Saint Josephine Bakita

Pope calls for action in the fight against human trafficking

08/02/2017 10:17

Pope Francis appealed to government leaders to be strong in the fight against the scourge of human trafficking. He was speaking during the Wednesday General Audience on the ‘International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking’ marked annually on 8 February

 

Justo Takayama Ukon will be proclaimed Blessed on 7 Feb., 2017, in Osaka, Japan.

Justo Takayama Ukon will be proclaimed Blessed on 7 Feb., 2017, in Osaka, Japan.

Catholic Samurai's beatification in Japan

06/02/2017 16:03

Justo Takayama Ukon, who was stripped of his post as Samurai and exiled because of his Christian faith, will be proclaimed Blessed in Osaka on Feb. 7, 2017. 

 

Joseph Tien and his 16 companions‎ who were martyred in Laos

Joseph Tien and his 16 companions‎ who were martyred in Laos

‎17 martyrs beatified in Laos

13/12/2016 16:24

More than a thousand Catholics witnessed the Beatification of 17 martyrs of Laos in the Sacred Heart Cathedral of the capital Vientiane on Dec. 11.

 

A moment of the Beatification Mass for 38 Catholic martyrs in the Albanian city of Shkoder

A moment of the Beatification Mass for 38 Catholic martyrs in the Albanian city of Shkoder

Thousands attend Beatification of Albanian martyrs

05/11/2016 18:38

Dozens of Catholic martyrs who were killed between 1945 and 1974 by Albania's Communist regime for their Christian faith were beatified on Saturday in the northwestern Albanian city of Shkodër.

Some of the Albanian martyrs beatified in Shkoder

Some of the Albanian martyrs beatified in Shkoder

38 martyrs killed by the Communist regime beatified in Albania

05/11/2016 15:10

Thirtyeight martyrs killed between 1945 and 1974 by the Communist regime have been beatified in the city of Shkodër in northwestern Albania. The ceremony  was presided over by Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.