‘You could canonise them in the morning’

‘You could canonise them in the morning’ Doves are released during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Cheorwon, South Korea, June 25, 2020. Photo: CNS.

Seven Irish Columbans in Korea were martyred having stayed with their flock, Ruadhán Jones hears When we think of martyrs, our minds tend to reach far back into history. We think of the persecution of the Church under the Roman Empire, right at the beginnings of our faith. Or perhaps, closer to home, we think…

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