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Feastday: May 28
Death: 1859
Canonized By: Pope John Paul II

A Vietnamese martyr. A convert to Catholicism, Paul later fell away from the faith and became a member of an outlaw band. Captured by the government, he proclaimed his faith and was thus singled out for especially cruel treatment. After enduring tortures, he was beheaded near Saigon.


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