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‘Argentina’s Romero,’ 3 more casualties of ‘Dirty War’ beatified

April 29, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Enrique Angelelli, Fathers Carlos de Dios Murias and Gabriel Longueville, and Wenceslao Pedernera (a layman) were slain in 1976 and beatified as martyrs on April 28 in La Rioja, Argentina (video). Pope Francis said the following day, “These martyrs of the faith were persecuted for the cause of justice and evangelical charity. May their example and intercession support, in particular, all those who work for a more just and solidary society.”

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