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Feastday: December 19

Death: 1839

Canonized By: Pope John Paul II


Vietnamese martyrs. Thomas was a Vietnamese tailor who entered the Dominicans as a tertiary. Arrested on the charge of giving aid and shelter to foreign missionaries, he was strangled. Four other Catholic Vietnamese died with Thomas. They were canonized in 1988.


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