Pope launched sainthood case for Argentine priests

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — It was time for Mass, but no one opened the church door.

When a teenager climbed through a window to investigate, he found five bloodied bodies, face-down on the floor in their living quarters. Police officers had stormed into the San Patricio church after midnight on July 4, 1976 and shot to death three priests and two seminarians — the bloodiest single act of violence against the Roman Catholic Church during Argentina’s brutal dictatorship.


This is really interesting. Let us pray for their eventual canonization.

Very interesting story. I wonder what it must be like to start the project and get to be the final “sign off” later on. Neat!

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