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|Servant of God
Rhoel Gallardo, CMF
29 November 1965|
Olongapo, Zambales, Philippines
|Died||3 May 2000
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
He became a modern-day martyr on 3 May 2000 when he was murdered by Islamic separatists in Mindanao. Gallardo suffered three gunshot wounds at close range to his head, shoulder and back; the nails of his index finger and toes had been pulled out two or three days before he was shot.