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Feastday: December 20

Death: 1839

Canonized By: Pope John Paul II

Vietnamese martyr. A native of Vietnam, Peter became a priest, serving to advance the Christian cause in the country. He was seized and beheaded by anti-Catholic elements, at age sixty. Pope John Paul II canonized him in 1988.

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