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Martyrs of Libya

16 February 2016

One year ago today, 21 Coptic Christians were martyred by Daesh (ISIS) in Libya. May their souls rest in peace. Pray for victims of persecution everywhere in our world.

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“O New Martyrs, through a malevolent force as old as Eden you now number among the ancient holy ones; keep us particularly in your prayers, as once again we are focused on the mysterious lands where humanity first came into being, and into knowing, and where all will finally be revealed. Pray that we may put aside all that is irrelevant to the moment and, looking forever to the East, prepare our spirits for the engagements into which we may be called, whether we live amid these places of ancient roads and portals, or in the most modern of dwellings.”

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