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Feastday: Febuary 6

Death: 1597

Martyr of Japan. He was a baptized Japanese military man and a Franciscan tertiary. When priests were arrested, Gaius demanded that he also be imprisoned for the faith. He was crucified with his fellow Christians at Nagasaki.

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