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Franciscan martyrs beatified in Prague

Catholic World News - October 17, 2012

Fourteen Franciscans who were martyred in Prague in 1611 were beatified there on October 13.

“The profanation of the sacred place and the killing of 14 persons dedicated (to God) tragically contrast with their good life,” said Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. “The beatified martyrs,” who were tortured to death, “did not feel hatred but they were praying, working, and doing the good.”

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