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Who was Saint Francis Xavier?


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2015-05-12 18:27:31
2015-05-12 18:27:31

Francis was born on April 7, 1506, at Javier, Spanish Navarre as Francisco de Jaso y Azpilicueta. He was one of the founders of the Jesuit order and spent much of his life as a missionary in the Orient where he died.


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2013-10-08 13:54:07
2013-10-08 13:54:07

He is the Apostle of the far east.

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Saint Francis Xavier was born on April 7, 1506.

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