Acts 8:1 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)
8 1 And Saul approved of their killing him.
Saul Persecutes the Church
That day a severe persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout the countryside of Judea and Samaria.
Acts 8:3 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)
3 But Saul was ravaging the church by entering house after house; dragging off both men and women, he committed them to prison.