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Italy’s ‘boy judge’ killed by mafia beatified for being ‘martyr of...

Known as the "boy judge" because he looked younger than his 37 years, Rosario Livatino had led many investigations into the mob

Mindanao diocese launches cause for sainthood of slain Filipino missionary priest

Claretian missionary priest Rhoel Gallardo died on May 3, 2000, in an encounter between government forces and Abu Sayyaf Group fighters

Remembering St. Oscar Romero, archbishop and martyr of San Salvador

From a once timid and conventional cleric, there emerged a fearless and outspoken champion of justice

Pope Francis decrees Italian judge murdered by Mafia can be beatified

The judge, a devout Catholic, was gunned down after a Mafia hit squad ran his car off the road as he was driving on a Sicilian highway

Remembering a martyr’s death

On May 3, 2000, Claretian missionary priest Rhoel Gallardo, a quiet, simple missionary died in a crossfire between the bandit Abu Sayyaf group and the Philippine military.

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