19 martyrs beatified in Algeria; Pope hails them as ‘great sign of brotherhood’ for the world
December 10, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Pierre Claverie of Oran and his 18 companions, including seven monks of Tibhirine, were martyred between 1994 and 1996 during the Algerian Civil War. Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, presided at the Mass of beatification in Oran (video).The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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