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Saints related to Patron-of-journalists

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  • St. Francis de Sales
    St. Francis de Sales was born in Savoy (France) in 1567. He was ordained a priest and sent to Chablais to try to restore Catholicism; there he converted thousands. At the age of 35, he became bishop of Geneva and he two works which would be considered masterpieces, Introduction to the Devout Life and Treatise on the Love of God.
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  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
    St. Maximilian Kolbe was born in Poland in 1894. He was a Franciscan priest and missionary to Japan. He was arrested by the Nazis in 1939 when they invaded Poland. He was released and arrested again, and this time was sent to Auschwitz. He died in 1941 in lieu of a man who was to be killed in retribution for a prisoner escape.
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  • St. Paul
    St. Paul the Apostle was born Saul at Tarsus, Cicilia. He was a persecutor of the faith until his conversion. After his conversion, he was a passionate and powerful promoter of Christianity and tirelessly preached to the Gentiles. He traveled many places and set up new churches where he went. He was beheaded in Rome around 65 A.D., maybe 67A.D..
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