Pope in Romania: Who are the 7 Greek-Catholic martyrs?

Pope Francis with an icon showing the seven beatified martyrs cq5dam.thumbnail.cropped.1500.844All seven of the Greek-Catholic bishops were arrested in 1948. All of them were imprisoned and left to die of hunger, exposure, disease, or the effects of hard labour, and then buried in unmarked graves. The liturgical chair used during the Divine Liturgy in Blaj on Sunday, was made from the wooden planks of the prison beds, and from the iron bars of the prison windows where some of the martyrs died.
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