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Feastday: May 21
Birth: 1869
Death: 1927
Beatified By: November 22, 1992 by Pope John Paul II
Canonized By: May 21, 2000 by Pope John Paul II

Saint Cristóbal Magallanes Jara, also known as Christopher Magallanes is a martyr and saint venerated in the Catholic Church who was killed without trial on the way to say Mass during the Cristero War after the trumped up charge of inciting rebellion.


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