The skulls of the day

This skull is of a man from Peru, exhumed, decapitated and made a skull-less saint by the Pope. Martin de Porres Velázquez, O.P. (December 9, 1579 – November 3, 1639), was a lay brother of the Dominican Order who was beatified in 1837 by Pope Gregory XVI and canonized in 1962 by Pope John XXIII.… Read More The skulls of the day