Charles Lwanga Tag

POPE FRANCIS IN AFRICA, by Sarah-Leah Pimentel • On Saturday, 28 November, Pope Francis visited the shrines dedicated to the Anglican and Catholic martyrs — Joseph Mkasa, Charles Lwanga and their companions — who were burned alive in the late 19th century by the local king for preaching their faith. During the Holy Mass held at the Shrine to commemorate the 50th anniversary of their canonization, Pope Francis said that these martyrs “nurtured the gift of the Holy Spirit in their lives and freely gave testimony of their faith inRead More