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~ Martyrs of Guatemala ~

(†1980-91)

       

[1]   JOSÉ MARÍA GRAN CIRERA AND 9 COMPANIONS

        FROM THE DIOCESE OF EL QUICHÉ

       

              

José María Gran Cirera1.    JOSÉ MARÍA GRAN CIRERA

        professed priest, Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

        born:  27 April 1945 in Barcelona (Spain)

2.    DOMINGO DEL BARRIO BATZ

        layperson of the diocese of El Quiché; married

        born: 26 January 1951 in Ilom, El Quiché (Guatemala)

        died: 04 June 1980 in Xeixojbitz, El Quiché (Guatemala)

        

           

Faustino Villanueva y Villanueva3.    FAUSTINO VILLANUEVA y VILLANUEVA

        professed priest, Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

        born: 15 February 1931 in Yesa, Navarra (Spain)

        died: 10 July 1980 in Joyabaj, El Quiché (Guatemala)

       

       

4.    TOMÁS RAMÍREZ CABA

        layperson of the diocese of El Quiché; married

        born: 30 December 1934 in Chajul, El Quiché (Guatemala)

        died: 06 September 1980 in Chajul, El Quiché (Guatemala)       

       

       

5.    NICOLÁS TUM CASTRO QUIATAN

        layperson of the diocese of El Quiché; married

        born: 1945 in Cholá, Uspantán (Guatemala)

        died: 29 September 1980 in Los Plátanos, Chicamán, El Quiché (Guatemala)               

       

      

6.    REYES US HERNÁNDEZ

        layperson of the diocese of El Quiché; married

        born: ? in Macalajau, Uspantán, El Quiché (Guatemala)

        died: 14 November 1980 in Macalajau, Uspantán, El Quiché (Guatemala)   

        

       

7.     JUAN BARRERA MÉNDEZ

        child of the diocese of El Quiché

        born: 1968 in Segundo Centro de la Vega, Zacualpa, El Quiché (Guatemala)

        died: ? 1980 in Segundo Centro de la Vega, Zacualpa, El Quiché (Guatemala)   

       

       

Juan Alonso Fernández8.     JUAN ALONSO FERNÁNDEZ

        professed priest, Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

        born: 29 November 1933 in Cuérigo, Asturias (Spain)

        died: 15 February 1981 in La Barranca, El Quiché (Guatemala)   

       

       

9.    ROSALÍO BENITO

        layperson of the diocese of El Quiché

        born: 1902 in La Puerta, Chinique, El Quiché (Guatemala)

        died: 22 July 1982 in La Puerta, Chinique, El Quiché (Guatemala)

       

       

10.  MIGUEL TIU IMUL

        layperson of the diocese of El Quiché; married

        born: 05 September 1941 in La Montaña, Parraxtut, Sacapulas, El Quiché (Guatemala)    

        died: 31 October 1991 in Parraxtut, Sacapulas, El Quiché (Guatemala)

         

       

        competent forum: El Quiché

        CCS protocol number: 2791

        type of cause: martyrdom

 

        opening of diocesan inquiry: 21 July 2007

        nihil obstat: 04 September 2007

        closing of diocesan inquiry: 22 March 2013

        decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

        submission of Positio to CCS:

        particular meeting of theological consultors:

        session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 

       

        postulator: Rev. Joaquín Herrera Bayón, msc

        petitioner: Diócesis de Quiché, 5 calle 3-12 zona 5, Santa Cruz del Quiché, El Quiché,  14001, GUATEMALA

                             Misioneros del Sagrado Corazón – Pro-provincia de Centro America, Apartado postal 42H,

                                    01911 Guatemala, GUATEMALA

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