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Feastday: July 9

Death: 1815

Canonized By: October 1, 2000 by Pope John Paul II


Saint Joseph Zhang Dapeng, a lay catechist, and a merchant. Baptised in 1800, he had become the heart of the mission in the city of Kony-Yang. He was imprisoned, and then strangled to death on March 12, 1815.


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