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Feastday: June 1

Birth: 1851

Death: 1927

Beatified By: 7 October 1990 by Pope John Paul II

Canonized By: 16 May 2004 by Pope John Paul II

Annibale Maria di Francia (born July 5, 1851 in Messina, Italy, died June 1, 1927) is a saint venerated by the Roman Catholic Church. His father Francis was a Knight of the Marquises of St. Catherine of Jonio, Papal Vice-Consul and Honorary Captain of the Navy. His mother, Anna Toscano, belonged to the noble family of the Marquises of Montanaro. He was, therefore, from noble lineage.

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