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St Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions

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St. Andrew was canonised on June 19, 1988. He suffered martyrdom in the 19th century. Persecution of Vietnamese Christians from the 17th century until the 19th century was intense, especially between 1820 and 1840 under the reign of the Emperor Minh-Mang. Under his reign 117 Christians - clergy, religious, and lay - suffered martyrdom.

 

St Martin I

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Pope St. Martin I was born in Todo, Italy. He was the last pope to die a martyr. St. Martin called the Council at the Lateran Basilica in his first year and condemned Heraclius and Monothelitism, going against a decree by the Byzantine Emperor who commanded there be no discussion of the issue.