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Feastday: June 3
Patron of Chiefs, families
Birth: 1836
Death: 1886

Martyr of Uganda. Matthias was a Muslim judge who became a Protestant and then, in 1881, converted to Catholicism. He was put to death in the oppression of the Church by the local ruler and died on Kumpala Hill.

 


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