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Pope names 35 new saints, most of them martyrs

Vatican Town (AFP) – Pope Francis declared 35 new saints on Sunday, the vast majority of them martyrs drawn from the bloody historical past of Catholicism’s unfold in Latin The us. Earlier than a crowd of a few 35,000 in St Peter’s sq., the pontiff performed the ceremony of canonisation …

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Forty dead, neighborhoods burned to ash in California fires

By way of Heather Somerville SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Dry, heat gusts of wind are forecast for Sunday as firefighters proceed to grapple with the deadliest blazes in California’s historical past, that have killed no less than 40 other people and lowered complete neighborhoods to ash. Rapid-moving fires unfold …

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Pope adds 35 saints to church, nearly all martyrs

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, who continuously laments present persecutions of Christians, has given the Catholic Church 35 new saints, the vast majority of them martyrs, from previous centuries. The most recent saints had been proclaimed Sunday all the way through a Mass celebrated through Francis in St. Peter’s …

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