Adílio Daronch

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Blessed Adílio Daronch
Martyr
Born (1908-10-25)October 25, 1908
Cachoeira do Sul municipality of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Died May 21, 1924(1924-05-21) (aged 15)
Três Passos, Brazil
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Beatified October 21, 2007, Municipal Exposition Park, Frederico Westphalen, Brazil by Pope Benedict XVI
Feast 21 May

Blessed Adílio Daronch (25 October 1908 - 21 May 1924) was a Brazilian teenager who has been beatified by the Roman Catholic Church as a martyr.

Daronch was a student at a school run by Catholic priest Blessed Manuel Gómez González and also accompanied the priest on his missionary visits to the Kaingang Indians. He and Gómez González were shot and killed by revolutionaries during one such missionary trip. The two were beatified as martyrs by Pope Benedict XVI in 2006.[1]

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  1. ^ "Bl. Adílio Daronch - Biography". Vatican.va. Archived from the original on 2013-11-07. Retrieved 2014-01-06. 

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