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Feastday: May 2
Death: 1854
Canonized By: Pope John Paul II

Vietnamese martyr. A native of Vietnam, he was a catechist at the time of his arrest. He died in prison for refusing to abjure the faith, even under torture, and was canonized in 1988.


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