Bernard Vũ Văn Duệ

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Saint Bernard Vu Van Due
Martyr
Born 1755
Vietnam
Died August 1, 1838
Vietnam
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Canonized 19 June 1988, Vatican City by Pope John Paul II
Feast August 1

Saint Bernard Due Van Vu, (Vietnamese: Thánh Bênađô Vũ Văn Duệ) (1755 – August 1, 1838) was a Vietnamese convert to Catholicism. He became a priest and worked as a missionary in the country for several decades. He was arrested and beheaded in 1838 for being a Roman Catholic priest in Tonkin. He was later canonised as one of the Martyrs of Vietnam.[1]

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-05-26. Retrieved 2008-10-23.