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20 Martyrs of Persecution During Spanish Civil War to Be Beatified

Archbishop José Ángel Saiz Meneses of of Seville, Spain, and his auxiliary, Bishop Teodoro León Muñoz, attend a press conference announcing the Nov. 18 beatification of the Spanish martyrs.

The martyrs to be beatified in the Seville cathedral on Nov. 18 include 10 priests, one seminarian and nine laypeople. All of them were killed out of hatred for the faith in 1936.