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Source: The Holy See

Headline: Joan Roig, martyr of the “fight for Christ,” beatified in Spain

Joan Roig y Diggle, killed “in odium fidei” during the Spanish Civil War, was raised to the honours of the altar on Saturday. The Mass for the Beatification was celebrated by Cardinal Juan José Omella y Omella, Archbishop of Barcelona, who called the 19-year-old martyr “a witness of tenderness.”

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