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Beatification of the martyrs of Algeria

08/12/2018: Algeria

On the feast of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, 2018, 19 martyrs were beatified in Algeria, who witnessed to faith in God in the 1990s. Among them was Marist Brother Henri Vergès  (photos - FaceBook).

The celebration at Notre-Dame de Santa Croce de Oran was presided over by Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, special envoy of the Pope.

Brother Ernesto Sánchez, Superior General, participated in the celebration together with Brother Pere Ferré, Provincial of L'Hermitage. Other brothers and relatives of Br. Henri Vergès also took part.

In this video is possible to watch the celebration of the beatification.

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