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Feastday: September 28

Patron of Poland and Lithuania

Birth: 1414

Death: 1484

Beatified By: January 23, 1733 by Pope Clement XII

Canonized By: Pope John Paul II


John of Dukla is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. He is one of the patron saints of Poland and Lithuania.


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