Martyrs of Japan
The Martyrs of Japan (Shinjitai: 日本の殉教者 Kyūjitai: 日本の殉教者, Nihon no junkyōsha) were Christians who were persecuted for their faith in Japan, mostly during the 17th century.
The shogunate an...
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Jean Marie du Lau
Jean-Marie du Lau d'Allemans (30 October 1738, Biras – 2 September 1792, Paris) was the last Archbishop of Arles, and was one of the Catholic Martyrs of September 1792, killed in the course of the Sep...
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Maura Clarke
Sister Maura Clarke, M.M., was an American Roman Catholic Maryknoll Sister, who served as a missionary in Nicaragua and El Salvador. She worked with the poor and refugees in Central America from 1959 ...
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Ignacio Ellacuría
Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J. (Portugalete, Biscay, Spain, November 9, 1930 – San Salvador, November 16, 1989) was a Jesuit priest, philosopher, and theologian who did important work as a professor an...
John Rochester (martyr)
Blessed John Rochester (c. 1498–1537) was an English Catholic priest, Carthusian monk and martyr.
The government was at first anxious to secure the public acquiescence of the monks of the London ...
Berard of Carbio
Berard of Carbio, O.F.M., was a Franciscan friar who was executed in Morocco due to his attempts to promote Christianity, a thirteenth-century saint and martyr. He and his companions, Peter, Otho, Acc...
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Perpetua and Felicity
Saints Perpetua and Felicity (believed to have died 203) are Christian martyrs of the 3rd century. Perpetua was a married noblewoman, said to have been 22 years old at the time of her death, and mo...
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Jeoldu-san
Jeoldu-san (Korean: 절두산, Hanja: 切頭山) (lit. beheading mountain) is a rocky promontory overlooking the Han River in the district of Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea. The public memorial shrine is located at...
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Jón Arason
Jón Arason (1484 – November 7, 1550) was an Icelandic Roman Catholic bishop and poet, who was executed in his struggle against the imposition of the Protestant Reformation in Iceland.
Jón Arason w...
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William of Norwich
William of Norwich (2 February 1132 – 22 March 1144) was an English boy whose death was, at the time, attributed to the Jewish community of Norwich. It is the first known medieval accusation against J...
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John Southworth (martyr)
Saint John Southworth (c. 1592, Lancashire, England - June 28, 1654, Tyburn, London) was an English Catholic martyr. He is one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.
Father John Southworth cam...
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Martyrs of Daimiel
The Passionist Martyrs of Daimiel were a group of priests and brothers of the Passionist Congregation killed by anti-clericalist forces during the Spanish Civil War.
At 11:30 pm on the night of 21...
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