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Pope Francis honours Christian martyrs in Uganda as role models

Nov 28, 2015    

Kampala: Pope Francis is paying his respects to 19th century Ugandan Christians who were burnt alive rather than renounce their faith, the latest group of martyrs from around the world honoured by Francis in hopes of giving today's faithful missionary role models.Francis will pray on Saturday at shrines dedicated to the 23 Anglican and 22 Catholic martyrs who were killed between 1885 and 1887 on the orders of a local king eager to thwart the influence of Christianity in his central Ugandan kingdom. At Namugongo, where most of the martyrs were burned alive, he will celebrate...

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