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Father Hamel’s canonization process moves to Rome

Case expected to move quickly as French priest is already popularly hailed as a martyr.

Exclusive photos: Wisconsin martyr’s sister tells what it’s like to have a saint in the family

Miller's hometown remembers him as a farm boy who had a simple, but strong faith in God.

The 26 men and boys who died on a hill of crosses outside Nagasaki

There is no more eloquent proof of the truth of faith ...

The saint who ran away from martyrdom

St. Paul the Hermit was afraid of dying, but found his own path to holiness in the process.

Yes still today, Christmas means martyrdom

Two simple ways to remember the first martyr, the martyrs of our own day, and our own call to lay down our lives in the little sacrifices we face.

The martyrs of Algeria had already laid down their lives before anyone could take them

Beatification cause was able to confirm that all were killed because they were Christians, in hatred of the faith

5 Saints who were crucified

These holy men and women followed in the footsteps of Jesus, even dying on a cross.

5 Courageous saints who were sent to Nazi concentration camps

They boldly stood up to a hostile regime, professing their faith and speaking out against discrimination.

Remembering Father Jacques Hamel, parish priest martyred in France

Hamel worked long past retirement to serve the Church, died while saying Mass.

Remembering Fr. Andrea Santoro, Italian missionary martyred in Turkey

Martyr Fr. Santoro felt called to work as a missionary in Turkey where he was killed, Bible in hand.

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