May 8, liturgical feast of the Martyrs of Algeria

April 29, 2021 2:20 pm

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the kidnapping of the seven monks of Tibhirine (March 26, 1996), in Algeria, whose murder was announced on May 21. They were beatified with the other martyrs of Algeria on December 8, 2018. Their Liturgical Feast (Memorial) is celebrated on May 8.