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🇾🇪 Important | The Minister of Information and leaders of the official media visit the shrine of the martyr leader and Jerf Salman

#Saada - Sheba:

The Minister of Information, Dhaif Allah Al-Shami,
and with him the leaders of the official visual, audio and print media and institutions, visited the shrine of the martyr leader # Sayyid_Hussein_Badr Al-Din_ Al-Houthi in the Maran area of ​​the
Haidan district of Saada governorate.

The Shami minister and the media leaders read Al-Fatihah on the soul of the martyr leader and all the martyrs of the homeland, who sacrificed their lives in the
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#Palestinian Authority: #IOF #Jenin raid 'organized #crime and a #massacre' | 12:54
- IOF raided the Jenin camp in Occupied Palestine's #WestBank on Thursday morning, leaving residents and popular resistance groups with no choice but to defend themselves
#Israeli forces #martyr another #Palestinian in occupied #WestBank | Jan 27
- The official Palestinian news agency #Wafa said he was shot in clashes which erupted during a protest against the killings of nine Palestinians during a raid in #Jenin.…
#Israel and #Gaza militans exchange #missiles following deadly raid in the #WestBank | Jan 27
- as tensions soared following an Israeli #raid killed nine #Palestinians, including at least seven militants and a 61-year-old woman.…
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EXCLUSIVE: First Hand Accounts Allege Officer #BrianSicknick Was Denied Critical Treatment By Police

One witness helped another offered life saving care

Jan. 13, 2022

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Two shocking eye-witness accounts corroborate something worse than we could have ever imagined. The @CapitolPolice appear to not only be responsible for the #death of multiple #protesters (which they lied about) but also for the #death of a fellow officer, #BrianSicknick.
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1. Blessed Jerzy was born in 1947 in Okopy in Eastern Poland. After finishing at his secondary school Blessed Jerzy entered the seminary at Warsaw. After ordination to the priesthood
#JerzyPopieluszko #Christian #martyr
2. He worked at the parish of St Stanislas Kostka in Warsaw.

Bl. Jerzy was asked to organise the medical teams during the visit of Pope John Paul II to Poland and Warsaw.

On 13th December 1981, the communist authorities imposed martial law,
3. arresting many Solidarity activists. Bl. Jerzy became an important focus in a welfare programme to support families affected by martial law. He regularly attended trials of Solidarity activists, sitting with their families, so that the prisoners knew they were not forgotten.
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1. St Regina (or Reine), after undergoing many cruel torments, was beheaded for the faith at Aliza, formerly a large town called Alexia, famous for the siege which Caesar laid to it,
#StRegina #Christian #martyr #Sep7 Image
2. now a small village in the diocess of Autun in Burgundy.

Her martyrdom happened in the persecution of Decius, in 251, or under Maximian Herculeus in 286, as some Martyrologies mention.

Her relics are kept with great devotion
3. in the neighbouring abbey of Flavigni, a league distant, whither they were translated in 864, and where they have been rendered famous by miracles and pilgrimages. (Excerpts from Fr Butler's Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints)
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1. St Agapitus suffered in his youth a cruel martyrdom at Praeneste, now called Palestrina, twenty-four miles from Rome, under Aurelian, about the year 275.
[He was first sent to die in the arena
#StAgapitus #Christian #martyr #Aug18 Image
2. but when the lions did not touch him, St Agapitus was beheaded.]

His name is famous in the sacramentaries of St Gelasius, and St Gregory the Great, and in the ancient calendars of the church of Rome. Two churches in Palestrina
3. and others in other places are dedicated to God under his name. [St Agapitus is invoked against colicky pain.]

(from Fr Butler's "Lives of the Saints"; photo: St Agapitus in the arena among the wild beasts)
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1. St Martha was born in 1812 in the town of Zunji and later lived with her husband in Qingyian, where they owned a small vegetable farm. Childless, they adopted two nephews.

After her husband died
#StMarthaWang #Christian #martyr Image
2. St Martha moved to the edge of town where she operated a small inn. When a Catholic from Yoajiaguan came to catechize the people of Qingyian, St Martha became intrigued by the message of Jesus and she became converted to the Catholic Faith on Christmas Day 1852.
3. Desiring a greater access to Mass and other Christians, St Martha moved to Guiyang where she worked as a cook in a Catholic hostel for young women.

When Bishop Hu opened a seminary for the training of priests at Yaojiaguan, he hired St Martha as a cook and cleaning lady.
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1. In the early morning hours of July 28, 1981, Fr Stanley Rother was murdered in the rectory of the church of Santiago Atitlan in Guatemala.
#Blessed #StanleyRother #July28 #OTD #CatholicChurch #Christian #history Image
2. The church in this picturesque town had been adopted as a mission by Fr Rother’s Diocese of Oklahoma City-Tulsa. For Fr Rother,who was especially good at learning languages, his first challenge was to master the Mayan dialect of the Tzutuhil people. Having passed this hurdle
3. he quickly won their trust and respect by his complete dedication to the needs of the community. The pastoral work alone was almost overwhelming – sacraments, the training of catechists, the constant visits to the sick, providing food and medicine and other help. Sunday
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1. Born in 1863 near Naples, Italy, Alberic joined the Milan Foreign Missionary Society. On completion of his studies and formation, he was consecrated a priest

#StAlbericCrescitelli #priest and #martyr #China Image
2. in 1887 in the Basilica of Saint John Lateran. Fr Alberic was received by Pope Leo XIII and given the missionary crucifix. In April 1888, he left Rome for Marseille where he boarded the steamship to China.

He arrived at his mission in August 1888. The Vicariate of Hanzhong
3. (which is now the diocese of Hanchung and the mission site of Fr Alberic) was almost all non-Christian at the time, with a myriad of problems, including opium smokers who also infected the pious Christian minority.
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1. St John Jones was born in Clynnog Fawr in Caernarfonshire (Gwynedd) into a courageous Catholic family who remained faithful to the #Church even at the height of the Protestant Reformation.
#StJohnJones #Wales #Welsh #martyr #SaintOfTheDay Image
2. When John was a boy he entered a strict Observant Franciscan friary at Greenwich.

When it was dissolved in 1559 [by the Protestant forces] he moved to Pontoise, where he professed his vows. He later travelled to Rome and stayed at the Aracoeli friary.
#Greenwich #London
3. While in Rome John joined the Roman province of the Reformati, a yet stricter branch of the Friars Minor.

In 1591 he asked to join the English Mission. Despite the evident risk to his life, his superiors agreed. He received a blessing and commendation from Pope Clement VIII.
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1. St Andreas (Andries) Wouters, one of the MARTYRS OF GORKUM, was born in 1542. He was a priest in Heineoord, Diocese of Haarlem, Netherlands. His conduct wasn't always edifying, with bouts of drinking and womanising. Image
2. All 19 martyrs of Gorkum (priests & religious) were tortured and hanged by Calvinists in the night of 9th July 1572, for “Papism” and their belief in the Real Presence in the Eucharist. With his courageous martyrdom and perseverance in the Faith, St Andreas made up for his
3. past life.

His last words were: “Fornicator I always was, heretic I never was.” He was canonised on 29/6/1865. St Andreas, pray for us. Martyrs of Gorkum, pray for us.

#martyr #MartyrsOfGorkum #StAndreasWouters #CatholicTwitter
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1. In 1785, the missionary of China (St) Gabriel Taurin Dufresse was arrested by pagan officials. His transfer to Peking (Beijing) with other captured missionaries
#StAugustineZhaoRong #July9 #Christian #Christians Image
2. was assigned to a squad of soldiers, one of whom was a young man named Zhao.

Moved by the missionaries’ patience and humble acceptance of God’s will, Zhao felt a deep compassion for them. Soon afterward, he enrolled as a catechumen and received baptism,
#God #ThyWillBeDone
3. taking the name Augustine. He subsequently entered the priesthood.

Father Augustine travelled from one village to another, preaching the Gospel, the ten commandments, the seven deadly sins, the sacraments, and the Passion of Christ. He concluded
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BJP’s Bandipora leader, his brother, father shot dead
#Kashmir #Bandipora
@dograjournalist @TheSkandar @nee_el @hussain_imtiyaz @JmuKmrPolice @ANI ImageImageImage
At around 9 pm today militants opened fire on Wasim Ahmad Bari, BJP district president along with his brother Umar and father Bashir Ahmad, outside his shop near police station Bandipora.
#Kashmir #Bandipora
@dograjournalist @TheSkandar @nee_el @hussain_imtiyaz @JmuKmrPolice ImageImage
#Pakistan and its stooges are against #Peace in #Kashmir... #Failed youth under effect of #drug #abuse is lured into #terrorism by proxies of #Pakistan sitting in plush living rooms while #youth bears the brunt.. let's get back home.. We are very talented.
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1. Blessed Peter To Rot was born in 1912 in the village of Rakunai [Papua New Guinea], the third of six children.

In 1930 Bl. Peter went to the Catechist School in Taliligap. At the age of 21, Bl. Peter was called back
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2. to his village to become the youngest catechist. Blessed Peter taught in the parish school and visited and prayed with the sick.

On 11th November, 1936, Blessed Peter married Paula Ja Varpit at the Rakunai church. Blessed Peter was an exemplary husband
3. and he and his wife spent time in prayer every day. They had two children.

Blessed Peter would share with his wife his increasing concerns about the Japanese occupation of their island. When the Japanese soldiers arrived all the missionary priests were sent to a prison camp
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Fascinating conversation @DandiaAsad @Simon_W_Fuchs on #Shiism in #Pakistan tradition and reform, decentering #Lucknow, rise of #Shii claims to Islam and not just content with polemical vernacularisation… 1/
And as @Simon_W_Fuchs says those #VernacularTracts volumes in the @BLAsia_Africa are really neglected treasure troves - just yesterday discovered three philosophical texts never seen before 2/
One of the key findings @Simon_W_Fuchs is the role of the scholarly debates in #Shii journals on the nature of religious authority demonstrating a dynamic and involved relationship between religious elites and communities in #Pakistan and in #Najaf… 3/
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