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St DAMIEN-DE-VEUSTER

Patron Saint of Leprosy and Lepers, and those afflicted with HIV and AIDs

Belgian priest who devoted his life to lepers in the colonies.

In 1885 he himself was afflicted with this terrible disease, but in turn the help and devotion he received made him 'The happiest missionary in the world'

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Article last updated on 19 April 2009
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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ABOUT St DAMIEN-DE-VEUSTER : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : DAMIEN-DE-VEUSTER
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : May 10th
Birth and Death Dates : 1840-1889
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 94

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