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St. Jesuit Martyrs of Paraguay

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Birth: 1628
Canonized: Pope John Paul II

Jesuit missionaries who were converting natives in Brazil and Paraguay. The missionaries were deemed to successful that they were martyred by a local witch doctor whose power base they were eroding.

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