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Great Genna Martyrdom

17th century painting of the Great Genna Martyrdom, unknown Japanese artist; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • The Great Martyrdom of Nagasaki

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In 1615, the Tokugawa Shogunate prohibited Christianity throughout Japan and ordered all missionaries to leave the country. Some stayed, went into hiding, and continued to minister covertly to the Christians of Japan. In 1622, 56 missionaries and the lay people who had assisted them were publicly executed for their faith. They were –

Died

Venerable

Beatification

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MLA Citation

  • “Great Genna Martyrdom“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 September 2017. Web. 18 October 2017. <>

Apostles of Bulgaria

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Commemorates the leading missionaries and bishops who followed in the work of Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, and brought Christianity to the area of modern Bulgaria.

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MLA Citation

  • “Apostles of Bulgaria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2017. Web. 18 October 2017. <>

Saints who were Martyrs – page 13

Profiled Saints, Beati and Venerables

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MLA Citation

  • “Saints who were Martyrs – page 13“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2017. Web. 18 October 2017. <>

Saints who were Martyrs – page 12

Profiled Saints, Beati and Venerables

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saints who were Martyrs – page 12“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2017. Web. 18 October 2017. <>

Saints who were Martyrs – page 11

Profiled Saints, Beati and Venerables

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MLA Citation

  • “Saints who were Martyrs – page 11“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2017. Web. 18 October 2017. <>

My Bible History

Martyrs of 20 April

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There is an old Eastern tradition that these saints converted after watching the martyrdom of Saint George, but all we know for sure is that these are the names of yet more early Christians murdered for their faith. We know the names of these martyrs, but nothing more –

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of 20 April“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 May 2017. Web. 18 October 2017. <>

A Garner of Saints, by Allen Banks Hinds, M.A.

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Martyrs of Nicomedia

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A group of eight Christians who were martyred together in the persecutions of Diocletian. They were killed, one a day in front of the survivors to increase the fear and dread, and to try to induce them to renounce Christianity. It did not work.

Died

  • strangled to death in 303 in Nicomedia, Bithynia (in modern Turkey)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Nicomedia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 March 2017. Web. 18 October 2017. <>

Married People who were Monks, Nuns, Hermits or Hermitesses

Men Who Became Monks While Still Married

Women Who Became Nuns While Still Married

Men and Women Who Became Hermits or Hermitesses While Still Married