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Martyrs of Arunachal Pradesh

Martyrs of Arunachal Pradesh

First Martyrs of Arunachal Pradesh remembered in Miao Diocese

04/08/2017 11:32

The Catholics in eight districts of Arunachal Pradesh, India on August 2, fondly remembered two French Missionaries,  Frs. Krick and Bourry, who were killed by a Mishmi tribal chief in Somme Village near Khibito bordering China.

 

Pope Francis is greeted by Cardinal Angelo Amato in St. Peter's Square in September 2016

Pope Francis is greeted by Cardinal Angelo Amato in St. Peter's Square in September 2016

Pope Francis approves decrees for miracles, martyrdom

07/07/2017 14:55

Pope Francis on Friday authorized the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints to promulgate several decrees, after meeting with Cardinal Angelo Amato, the Congregation’s Prefec

 

Sketches of Servants of God Frs. Krick (L) and Bourry of the Paris Foreign Missions, who were martyred in Arunachal Pradesh, India, in 1854.

Sketches of Servants of God Frs. Krick (L) and Bourry of the Paris Foreign Missions, who were martyred in Arunachal Pradesh, India, in 1854.

Arunachal Pradesh Church hoping for its first martyr saints

29/06/2017 14:41

On their way to Tibet, French missionaries, Fathers Krick and Bourry were killed in 1854 in what is Arunachal Pradesh today, India’s easternmost state. 

Pope Francis during his weekly general audience in St. Peter`s Square.

Pope Francis during his weekly general audience in St. Peter`s Square.

Pope Francis General Audience: English summary

28/06/2017 09:46

Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Christian hope at his Wednesday General Audience, reflecting on the example of the Martyrs.

 

Pope Francis addresses the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Regina Caeli

Pope Francis addresses the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Regina Caeli

Pope says murdered Copts are martyrs and prays for conversion of terrorists

28/05/2017 14:02

On the second day running, Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with Egypt's Coptic Christians following an attack on a bus carrying Coptic pilgrims to a monastery. His words came as he addressed thousands of pilgrims in the Regina Caeli prayer in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.

Icon of the New Martyrs in the Basilica of St Bartholomew on the Island

Icon of the New Martyrs in the Basilica of St Bartholomew on the Island. On Saturday, family members and friends of three of the new martyrs bore witness to the sacrifice of their loved ones.

Testimonies of family and friends of the "New Martyrs"

22/04/2017 17:30

Family and friends of three of the "New Martyrs" of the 20th and 21st century offer testimonies about their loved ones during a Liturgy of the Word celebrated by Pope Francis at the Basilica of St Bartholomew on the Island.

 

Pope Francis celebrates the Liturgy of the Word at the Church of St. Bartholomew,

Pope Francis celebrates the Liturgy of the Word at the Church of St. Bartholomew,

Pope Francis: 'martyrs are the living blood of the Church'

22/04/2017 16:40

Pope Francis on Saturday paid tribute to modern day martyrs whom he said “are the living blood of the Church". He was presiding over a Liturgy of the Word at the Church of St. Bartholomew on the Tiber, a shrine to the martyrs of the 20th and 21st centuries.

 

St Bartholomew on the Tiber island

Pope Francis will preside at a prayer service in memory of the modern day martyrs, organised by the St Egidio community at the Basilica of St Bartholomew on the Tiber island

St Egidio church honours memory of modern day martyrs

21/04/2017 15:47

The memory of the modern martyrs, killed for their Christian faith over the past century, will be honoured on Saturday evening as Pope Francis presides at a prayer service organised by the St Egidio community in Rome’s Basilica of St Bartholomew on the Tiber island,