Ten Modern Martyrs (Detail)
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Ten Modern Martyrs (Detail)

Detail view of the statues of ten 20th-century Christian martyrs installed over the Great West Door in 1998. From left: Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, assassinated 1980; Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lutheran pastor and theologian, executed by the Nazis 1945; Esther John, evangelist in Pakistan, murdered 1960; Lucian Tapiedi, killed during the Japanese invasion, Papua New Guinea 1942; Wang Zhiming, pastor and evangelist, killed in the Cultural Revolution, 1972. Westminster Abbey, London, England.