Tag - martyr

Feast of St John Ogilvie… And The Next Archbishop – What Does Glasgow Need?

https://youtu.be/xRGbnOrPBbM https://youtu.be/pwY9xDSk4S8 Comment:  The Videos... Neither of the above videos is absolutely accurate; in the first video the presenter omits the saint's words when he threw his rosary into the crowd just before he was hanged: "If there be here any hidden Catholics, let them pray for me but the prayers of heretics I will not have.”  Completely...

21/2: Feast of St Robert Southwell…

From Wikipedia Saint Robert Southwell (c. 1561 – 21 February 1595), was an English  Catholic priest of the Jesuit Order. He was also a poet, hymnodist, and clandestine missionary in post-Reformation England. After being arrested and imprisoned in 1592, and intermittently tortured and questioned by Richard Topcliffe, Southwell was eventually tried and convicted of high...

Yes/No…Should Glasgow Build Statue of Scotland’s Only Martyr – St John Ogilvie?

A statue for Scotland’s only Catholic Martyr? Online campaign for Glasgow Cross memorial to St John Ogilvie wins wide support A CAMPAIGN is growing for a memorial to St John Ogilvie, Scotland’s only Catholic martyr, to be built on the spot of his execution at Glasgow Cross. An online campaign launched on his feast day last week...

Maria Goretti Was A Martyr For Purity – So Why Not Say So, Pope Francis?

Vatican City, Jul 6, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has marked the feast of the young martyr St. Maria Goretti by calling the faithful to follow her example and be forgiving to those who wrong them. The memory of Maria Goretti's example should “encourage you to commit yourselves, like the Saint you...

Archbishop Oscar Romero – Martyr?

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- After decades of debate within the church, Pope Francis formally recognized that Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was killed "in hatred of the faith" and not for purely political reasons. Pope Francis signed the decree Feb. 3, recognizing as martyrdom the March 24, 1980, assassination of Archbishop Romero in a San Salvador...

Archbishop Tartaglia to Pope Francis: Scots Martyr Died For Religious Freedom – Come and Celebrate With Us!

Glasgow’s Archbishop, Philip Tartaglia has written to Pope Francis asking him to consider a day visit to the city to mark the 400th anniversary of the martyrdom of St John Ogilvie, who was executed at Glasgow Cross on 10 March 1615. In his letter to Pope Francis asking him to visit the city on the...

10/3: Feast of St John Ogilvie – Are Martyrs an Embarrassment in the Modern “Ecumenical Church”?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feCY3Bn_7-E John Ogilvie suffered terrible tortures, including being kept awake for eight days and nine nights, in an attempt to make him divulge the identities of other Catholics. Nonetheless, Ogilvie did not relent; consequently, after a biased trial, he was convicted of high treason for refusing to accept the King's spiritual jurisdiction. On 10th March 1615,...