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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.