St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross
nee Edith Stein
Remembering Edith Stein who died in the gas chamber because she was Jewish; she was not in any way a Christian martyr, though certainly a saint. Having grown up as an Orthodox Jew, she was led to Catholicism after a period of atheism. Edith was a brilliant student of Philosophy, but was not allowed to teach because she was Jewish. She became a Carmelite nun in her early forties, being given the name Teresa Benedicta of the Cross.