Relics of the 51 martyrs of Barbastine, Spain. The martyrs were Claretian priests and seminarians of the seminary of Barbastine, mostly between the ages of 21 and 25. The rector, Felipe de Jesus Munairez and his 50 companions were imprisoned and executed in groups of 3, 6, and 20 during the period of August 2 to 18, 1936. They were beatified in Rome October 25, 1992.
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