Martyrdom of Peter Claverie, and 18 Companions

January 27, 2018 6:06 pm

On Friday 26 January 2018, Pope Francis received in audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.
During the meeting, the Pope authorized the Congregation to promulgate the Decrees concerning:
the martyrdom of the Servants of God Peter Claverie, Bishop of Oran, and 18 Companions, Men and Women Religious, killed, in hatred of the Faith, in Algeria from 1994 to 1996, including the 7 monks of Tibhirine.