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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

Cardinal Wuerl says politicians, the media and even Christians have remained silent about persecution of the faithful

Countless Catholics suffered greatly for their faith. Here are nine of the most heroic

Francis says the communion of martyrs is the ‘greatest sign of our journeying together’

Francis will visit Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic at the end of November

It is a shame that England does not celebrate its historical Catholic treasures more

The martyrdom of Blessed Louis challenges us to go out and try to convert people to the faith

In an age when Christians are once again being persecuted, interest in the English martyrs is on the rise. The saint-making Pope Francis could be the one to canonise them