Witnessing to the Love of Christ in Algeria

Witnessing to the Love of Christ in Algeria Trappist monks are pictured in a scene from the 2011 film "Of Gods and Men," which tells the story of the kidnapping and beheading of seven Trappist monks by a group of Islamic terrorists in 1996. Pope Francis has approved the beatification of the seven monks, along with Bishop Pierre Lucien Claverie of Oran, Algeria, and 11 other religious men and women killed by extremists in Algeria in the 1990s. (CNS photo/Sony Pictures Classics) See POPE-CAUSES-MARTYRS Jan. 29, 2018.
Even in our weak and vulnerable human nature, we have a great capacity to love which can be released through the Holy Spirit, writes Martin McGee OSB Blessed Pierre Claverie OP was born in Algeria in 1938 in a lower middle-class district of Algiers. Pierre, the elder of two children, experienced a very loving and…
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