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St. Francisco Fernandez de Capillas

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Feastday: January 15
Birth: 1607
Death: 1648
Beatified: May 2, 1909 by Pius X
Canonized: October 1, 2000 by John-Paul II

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Francisco Fernández de Capillas (August 15, 1607 - January 15, 1648) was a Spanish missionary who became the first Catholic martyr in China after he was beheaded in Fu'an, Fujian

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