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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Remembering the Blessed Teresian Martyrs of Compiègne

On July 17, 1794, the 16 Blessed Teresian Martyrs of Compiegne were guillotined by the Committee of Public Safety for various crimes against the French Revolution and its "Civil Constitution of the Clergy." 


UPDATE:  Thanks to a correspondent, here's a link to a powerful bit from the Finale of Poulenc's opera, Dialogues of the Carmelites. 


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