Can there be ‘martyrs’ in other religions?

From our most basic notions of Catechism we know that “Baptism of blood” incorporates into the Holy Church those who have died for their faith in Christ, even though they have not yet received sacramental Baptism. Francis, in turn, speaks of an “ecumenism of blood”, which would unite all of those who suffer persecution; Catholics, Orthodox, Copts and Lutherans, at times even including Muslims and ministers of other religions on the list. Consequently, many questions arise… Read more…

3 thoughts on “Can there be ‘martyrs’ in other religions?

  1. Here Francis has obviously stepped out of line with catholicism. This post merits wide publication. Bravo!

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