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19 martyrs beatified in Algeria; Pope hails them as ‘great sign of brotherhood’ for the world

December 10, 2018

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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).

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