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The Catholic Martyrs Of The Twentieth Century: A Comprehensive World History
by Robert Royal
The Vatican is preparing a solemn celebration in May 2000 in the Coliseum in Rome in honor of the martyrs of the 20th century.
Hardcover, 430 pages
Published June 25th 2000 by Crossroad Publishing Company
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I've been reading this book for Lent for the past 3 years. It is very hard to read about so much death, and at the same time I very much admire these Christian men and women who risked their lives for Christ. Robert Royal makes their stories very interesting and backs up his research with many citations, useful if one wants to explore a particular martyr further. Why read it? Royal says: "The whole point in remembering those who died as witnesses for truth and goodness is that they literally par ...more