How do historical martyrdoms inform our lives as followers of Christ today? 'Perhaps when questions are resolved and peace is restored the impact of martyrdom becomes weaker'.
Robert Parsons, Edmund Campion and Ralph Emerson left Rome for the mission to England on 16 April 1580. The development of that mission s described by Thomas McCoog.
For the Elizabethan government, for some Catholic contemporaries and for a few subsequent historians, Robert Persons exemplified the Jesuit of myth and legend.
Joe Egerton suggests that, faced with today's theological, political and social challenges, we should reappraise Robert Parsons SJ, who died in Rome on 15 April 1610.
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