“Martyrial Ecumenism” Hmmm…

January 31, 2010

America magazine recently gave it’s Campion Award to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams.  St. Edmund Campion is one of the great and courageous English Jesuit martyrs, himself hanged in the 16th century by the Archbishop’s Anglican forebears.  His feast is observed by both churches.  In receiving the award, the Archbishop referred to a concept of Pope John Paul II, martyrial ecumenism by which Christians of various bodies honor one another’s martyrs as heroic witnesses for Christ, particularly when they died at the hands of other Christians.  He pointed to St. Paul as the first to honor the sacredness of his own victims: Read the rest of this entry »


Mementos Of The English Martyrs For Every Day Of The Year

April 4, 2009

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Mementos Of The English Martyrs For Every Day Of The Year