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October 1 2000

Antwerp: Memorial of Martyrs

 
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On Sunday October 1st, the Community of Sant'Egidio of Antwerp has organised, together with the Parish of the Antwerp Cathedral, a liturgy to commemorate the martyrs of the diocese in the last century. The names of the martyrs who could be identified and remembered in the celebration were 24, and they included Charles Deckers, a White Father killed in Algeria. The liturgy was presided over by the Most Rev. Van den Berghe and more than 1200 people took part in it; among them there were also the martyrs’ relatives.

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