St. Bartholomew’s Day massacre took place on August 24, 1572. A series of assassinations took place on this day that was targeted at the Huguenots (French Calvinist Protestants) during the French Wars of Religion.
The massacre was planned by Queen Catherine de’ Medici, who was the mother of King Charles IX. The massacre started at the eve of the feast of St. Bartholomew, who was one amongst the twelve apostles of Jesus.
A huge number of people died in this massacre and it is regarded as a black day in the history of the religion of Christianity. Here are a few inspirational quotes on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_St. Bartholomew’s Day reminds us of the dreadful massacre that took place in the name of religion. We should learn from the past and avoid such intra-religion strife and factionalism in the future.
_History has seen a lot of massacres but nothing can be compared to that of St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_On St. Bartholomew’s Day we pray that peace and harmony prevail all over the world.
_May good triumph over the evil on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_All of us should remember one thing on St. Bartholomew’s Day, we all are the children of the same Almighty Lord and therefore it is pointless to fight against each other in the name of religion.
_Let us all pray to the Lord and ask for his blessings on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_On the occasion of St. Bartholomew’s Day, we should try to bridge all the gaps between Catholic and Protestant groups. It gives us the opportunity to promote brotherhood in Christianity.
_St. Bartholomew’s Day points out the need to show tolerance and respect to the beliefs and views of different religions.
_Let us all spread the message of peace and love on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_We should stop spreading hatred and violence in the name of religion on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_On St. Bartholomew’s Day we should recognize the fact that freedom of conscience and religion is an essential component of any civilized society and all of us should try our best to protect it.
_The biggest religion of this world is human and all of us should remember this fact on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_Today is St. Bartholomew’s Day, the day on which it was proved that human beings can go to any extent to further their vested interests.
_The mass killing of human beings due to disagreements in religious thoughts is a shameful episode in the history of humanity and St. Bartholomew’s Day reminds us of our horrific past.
_On St. Bartholomew’s Day, all of us should come forward to promote the message of peace and brotherhood notwithstanding religious affiliations.
_Today is St. Bartholomew’s Day and all of us should take the pledge of building a better future in which there will be no discrimination based on religious views.
_May the Almighty Lord bless those who have been affected by religious conflict and factionalism. Let peace enter their lives on this Bartholomew’s Day.
_If Lord Jesus was alive then he would have been ashamed to see what happened on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_People seek peace and spiritual emancipation in a particular religion but if that religion indulges in violent activities then all of us should abandon it on the occasion of St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_On St. Bartholomew’s Day we should learn to differentiate between good and bad, right and wrong.
_True religion will always preach forgiveness, tolerance, and empathy.
_Today is St. Bartholomew’s Day and all of us should come together to celebrate the diversity in our thoughts and religious views.
_Let us say goodbye to religious fundamentalism on St. Bartholomew’s Day and try to promote the message of friendship and peaceful coexistence.
_We should be brave in confronting any kind of religious fanaticism that is taking place in any part of the world on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_Let us abandon all kinds of superstitious thoughts and beliefs from our mind on St. Bartholomew’s Day. It is the day on which we should start leading a life based on scientific values.
_We should avoid being communal and try to be religious on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_St. Bartholomew’s Day is an undoubtedly a black dot in the history of the sixteenth century Reformation movement.
_History will never forgive and forget the heinous crime committed by the Catholics on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_Let us begin our search for the ultimate truth on St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_The religion of Christianity appears to be the most tolerant but when we go through its history we come across the massacre of St. Bartholomew’s Day.
_We all wish to see a world in which people can practice and propagate their religion without any fear.
_On St. Bartholomew’s Day let us educate everyone about the need to show compassion towards other religions.
_Let us put an end to the dogmatic religious thoughts on St. Bartholomew’s Day and try to promote pluralism.
_Even in the twenty-first century, the world is divided into the lines of religion and it is high time that we sit back and think that are we inching towards another massacre like St. Bartholomew’s Day?
_Let us forget the dark and ugly past of St. Bartholomew’s Day and move on the path of righteousness shown by Lord Jesus.
_All of us have equal rights to worship God and no one can take away these rights from us.
_On St. Bartholomew’s Day we should avoid hurting the religious sentiments of other people but at the same time, we should condemn those beliefs that are detrimental to public interests and morality.
_St. Bartholomew’s Day is the best occasion to talk about communal harmony, peace, and fraternity.
_St. Bartholomew’s Day is a chapter full of blood in the history of France.
_Today is St. Bartholomew’s Day and all of us should light a candle in memory of those who were assassinated on this day back in the 16th century.
_Politicization of religion can prove to be a curse in any society that can have a devastating effect on the lives of human beings.