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Feastday: July 9

Birth: 1842

Death: 1900

Beatified By: 24 November 1946 by Pope Pius XII

Canonized By: 1 October 2000 by Pope John Paul II


Antonino Fantosati was a Franciscan missionary. Vicar apostolic for southern Hunan, China. Antonino was killed during the Boxer Rebellion and is a Martyr of China.


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