Category: Bradburne

The Bradburne Sainthood Cause

There will be much rejoicing when the archdiocese of Harare officially launches the sainthood cause for John Bradburne on September 5, the 40th anniversary of his violent death. There are many Catholics, in southern...

Who Was John Bradburne?

The sainthood cause for poet and Franciscan missionary John Bradburne will be launched in September in Zimbabwe after being approved by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in Rome. The poet and secular...

The Vagabond of God

By Didier Rance – The  life and work of John Bradburne, the Vagabond of God , who was killed in 1979 in what is now Zimbabwe, had a powerful impact on me. I came to him late, indeed, after I had been working for more than 30 years studying the Catholic martyrs of our time.