Story of the Life of Saint Edmund Campion, Executed for His Faith in Reformation England (and Whose Feast Day Is December 1)

He could have had it all, but instead became a priest serving Catholics who were forced underground by persecution during the English Reformation. For serving them, he was executed by the state.

2 Likes

St Edmund addressed the court and said: ‘In condemning us you condemn all your own ancestors… to be condemned by their degenerate descendants is both gladness and joy to us. God lives. Posterity will live.’

2 Likes
DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in these forums do not necessarily reflect those of Catholic Answers. For official apologetics resources please visit www.catholic.com.