The gruesome ways saints have died
Martyrdom can be brutal
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Martyrdom is one of the paths to canonization, and a very painful one indeed. Many saints underwent painful torture methods and ended up dying in a gruesome manner. Can you imagine being skinned alive? Or being mutilated before decapitation? These are just some of the brutal ways saints have died, according to Christian history.
Click through this gallery and discover the gruesome ways saints have died.
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