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“You Will Be My Witnesses” - Seek First the Kingdom: Catholic Blog by Cardinal Donald Wuerl - Archdiocese of Washington, DC
On this day we remember the nameless Christians who gave the ultimate witness in Rome in the first century. During the reign of the Emperor Nero, a huge fire raged through the city destroying homes and shops and killing many, many people. The Roman historian Tacitus reports that the public suspected that the fire was …