Frs. John de Brebeuf, Isaac Jogues, and their companions gave their lives in the service of God and the indigenous people of what is now New York State.
Palm trees and crowns have been used for centuries as symbols of the victory of faith.
Bishops of the country call for investigation, lament other priests' deaths.
Irish monks desired solitude above all things and offered their isolation as a type of martyrdom.
A new exhibition documents the plight of the Christian men who were beheaded by ISIS on a Libyan beach in February 2015.
Africa bears the greatest burden for second year in a row.
Praises Ukrainians who risked their lives to give future generations "an eloquent witness of firm faith, of living faith, of Catholic faith"
Archbishop Eduard Profittlich was taken to a Soviet camp, where he died of exposure in 1942.
She was shot for hosting a Rosary prayer group at her home.
On All Souls Day Pope Francis visited the Catacombs of Priscilla and offered a Mass in its small chapel.