Tag Archives: persecution

St. Theodota

4th c. Convert. Martyr. Tortured and stoned to death for refusing to participate in a pagan festival.

More information about St. Theodota:
St. Theodota – Butler’s Lives of the Saints at Bartleby.com

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Sts. Adolphus and John

9th c. Martyrs of Cordoba. Brothers. Killed in persecutions conducted by Caliph Abdal-Rahman II.

More information on the Martyrs of Cordoba:

The Martyrs of Cordoba – Wikipedia

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St. Thomas Dien

Martyrs of Vietnam

Martyrs of Vietnam

Native of Vietnam. Martyred before he could complete his seminary studies. Flogged. Strangled to death.

More information on St. Thomas Dien

St. Thomas Dien – Catholic Online
Martyrs of Vietnam – Catholic Online

Roman Catholicism in Vietnam – Wikipedia

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Sts. Emilas & Jeremiah

Coat of Arms - Cordoba, Spain

Coat of Arms - Cordoba, Spain

9th c. Martyrs of Cordoba, Spain. Beheaded under Caliph Abd-al-Rahman II . Emilas was a deacon.

More information on Sts. Emilas & Jeremiah and the Martyrs of Cordoba:

Martyrs of Cordoba – Wikipedia

The Blessing of Cordoba by St. Eulogius

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St. Autonomous

Byzantine Icon of St. Autonomous4th c. Italian bishop. Martyred during the persecution instituted by Emperor Diocletian.

More information on St. Autonomous:

Saints & Angels – Catholic Online

Byzantine Chant associated with St. Autonomous on YouTube

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