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Feastday: May 1
Birth: 1824
Death: 1852

Martyr of Vietnam. Born at St. Christot-en-Jarret, France, he became a priest of the Paris Society of Foreign Missions and was ordained in 1850. Sent to western Vietnam, he was arrested in a persecution and beheaded. Pope John Paul II canonized him in 1988.


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