Aleteia, Larry Peterson: His Muslim captors sensed and actually revered the sanctity of their prisoner. They told him if he would never say anything against Mohammad they would give him his freedom. He said he could never make such a promise. Shortly thereafter, as Bishop Peter Paschal was saying his thanksgiving after Mass, an executioner came up from behind him and cut off his head. The date was January 6, 1300. He was beatified and canonized by Pope Clement X on August 14, 1670. Article is here.
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“Saint Hippolytus had been an antipope during the pontificate of Pope Saint Callistus. He was banished to Sardinia where he submitted to the legitimate Pope and urged his followers to submit also. He atoned for his sins by his martyrdom.” https://t.co/NF4UsOJlFj17 hours ago
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“One day, when the Saracens were besieging Assisi and trying to enter the Convent of Saint Damian where she and her nuns lived, she lifted up a monstrance in which the Blessed Sacrament had been placed and called upon Jesus to put the Saracens to flight…” https://t.co/jaXM7qORXi2 days ago