Saint Thomas More and Saint John Fisher minibook
Saint Thomas More and Saint John Fisher
Authors: Bob and Penny Lord
Publisher: Journeys of Faith
Format: minibook printed booklet
How does a just king, a loyal Defender of the Faith, turn on all that he vowed to protect, betraying Church and country? Was it the limitless power he had, the power to decide between life and death, that gave birth to him placing himself above his Pope and Church? Was it the example of other Henrys before him? This chapter is about one man's infamy and the powerful men and Martyrs God raised up to defend His Church. But before we speak of King Henry VIII, and the Martyrs who died rather than deny the Church, we want to touch briefly on some of his predecessors.