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Paul of the Cross, Saint,

1694–1775, Italian, religious founder of the Passionists. His original name was Paolo Francesco Danei. He had visions calling him to found a new order and received papal permission in 1725. He was ordained in 1727. His order, intended to revive Christian life by emphasis on the Passion, is vigorous and widespread. Feast: Apr. 28.


See biography by C. Almeras (tr. 1960).

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