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Catholics in the southern Spanish Diocese of Cádiz and Ceuta are calling for the Church to promote the canonisation cause of Diego Valencia, a sacristan who was murdered by a Muslim extremist in January. Source: CNA.
The Church in India has welcomed the news that the Vatican will initiate the beatification process for the 35 Catholic martyrs of Kandhamal who were killed in the 2008 Christian persecution in the remote jungle district of the eastern Odisha state. Source: National Catholic Register.
St Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne will host an evening of testimony, prayer and song to honour martyred Christians at the second annual “Night of the Witnesses” in November. Source: Melbourne Catholic.