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Bl. John Alcober

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Feastday: December 30
Death: 1748
Canonized: Pope John Paul II

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Dominican martyr of China. Born in Gerona, Spain, he entered the Dominicans, being sent in 1728 to China as a missionary. Arrested in 1746 by Chinese officials, he was held in prison until strangled to death. He died with Blessed Peter Sanz and other Dominicans.

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