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The Holy Innocents

These infant martyrs offered praise to God by the death they suffered for Christ.

The Holy Innocents: These infant martyrs offered praise to God by the death they suffered for Christ.

Worldly powers did not take long to oppose Jesus! Mary and Joseph were rejoicing over their newborn son when suddenly, they were forced to flee during the night to a foreign land to protect the child who would save the world.

Scholars believe that about twenty male babies were slaughtered by King Herod’s forces. These children were among the first to gain entrance...

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