Tagged: Martyrdom

Fr. Roberto Malgesini: Witness of Charity

This week at his Wednesday audience, Pope Francis spoke about the 51-year-old priest of the Diocese of Como in Northern Italy, Father Roberto Malgesini, who was murdered Tuesday while distributing food to the needy. Reportedly he was killed by a...

Fr. Roberto Malgesini: Witness of Charity

“No greater love” in the time of Coronavirus

Scripture tells us, “No one has greater love than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” (John 15:13.) Thus, the most famous biblical formula for martyrdom equates and balances sacrifice with a service or benefit for others. This...

“No greater love” in the time of Coronavirus