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Saint Peter of Verona

Peter of Verona, Saint, 1206?–1252, Italian preacher, a Dominican. He traveled throughout Italy on preaching tours and was especially known for his opposition to the Cathari. He was murdered by some of that sect and canonized the next year as a martyr. He is called St. Peter Martyr. Feast: Apr. 29.

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