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St John of Capestrano

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St. John was born in Capestrano in 1385. He was ordained a Franciscan priest and was credited with reforming the order. St. John called for a crusade for which seventy thousand soldiers enrolled. These crusades delivered Europe from the Mohammedans. St. John died in 1456. He is the Patron Saint of Jurists and Military Chaplains.

 

St Martin I

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Pope St. Martin I was born in Todo, Italy. He was the last pope to die a martyr. St. Martin called the Council at the Lateran Basilica in his first year and condemned Heraclius and Monothelitism, going against a decree by the Byzantine Emperor who commanded there be no discussion of the issue.