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Birth: 1836

Death: 1909

Beatified By: March 29, 1987 by Pope John Paul II

Emmanuel Domingo y Sol (born April 1, 1836 in Tortosa, Tarragona, Spain, died January 25, 1909) was the founder of the Pontifical Spanish College in Rome. As a young priest he built a sports arena and a theater to provide a Christian place for youth to play sports and to act. Pope John Paul II beatified Emmanuel Domingo y Sol on March 29, 1987.

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