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Feastday: July 16

Birth: 1514

Death: 1590

Beatified By: 4 November 2001 by Pope John Paul II


Blessed Bartholomew of Braga, later known as Bartolomeus a Martyribus (Bartolomeu dos Mßrtires in Portuguese), out of veneration for the church in which he was baptized, was a Portuguese Dominican theologian and Archbishop of Braga.


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