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Fr Hamel was murdered by ISIS terrorists as he celebrated Mass in his Normandy church

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The Pope will celebrate a Liturgy of the Word in memory of the martyrs of the 20th and 21st centuries on Easter Saturday

Behind his roll-call of heroic individuals, The God of the Gulag shows how communism finally died from within

Martyrs are witnesses to the truths for which they have died; teaching us that beyond our human estimations of value there lies the greater order of Love

The event was sponsored by Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need

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The Pope met Patriarch Mathias of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church at the Vatican on Monday

Two Poles and one Italian were killed by Shining Path guerrillas in 1991