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Feastday: April 4

Birth: 1879

Death: 1963

Beatified By: 4 May 1997 by John Paul II

Canonized By: 23 October 2005, Rome, Italy by Pope Benedict XVI


Saint Gaetano Catanoso (February 14, 1879 - April 4, 1963) was an Italian parish priest canonized by Pope Benedict XVI in 2005.


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