Butler's Lives of the Saints: February
For more than two centuries, "Butler's" has been one of the best known, most widely consulted hagiographies. In its brief and authoritative entries, readers can find a wealth of knowledge on the lives and deeds of the saints, as well as their ecclesiastical and historical importance since canonization.
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again bombarded Danang, and two years later an expeditionary force, mainly
French but with token Spanish participation, attacked the port. The French, on the
basis of information provided by Pellerin, expected Vietnamese Catholics to rally
This ingenious form of torture (ana-tsurushi in Japanese) was invented in the
later stages of persecution specifically to get priests to apostasize. The victims
were hung head downward from a gallows erected over a pit, tightly bound with
They later spread to other parts of Italy and into France, Flanders, and Germany.
Later many of their members joined the Augustinian hermit friars; Pope Gregory
IX (1227-41) moderated their Rule and made the remainder join the Benedictines
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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