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Gregory Maria Grassi
Birth: Dec. 13, 1833
Castellazzo Bormida
Provincia di Alessandria
Piemonte, Italy
Death: Jul. 9, 1900
Taiyuan
Shanxi, China

Roman Catholic Saint. Franciscan friar and Bishop of Taiyan. He was martyred with other priests, missionaries, women, and children during the Boxer Rebellion on orders of Yu-Hsien, the Governor of Shanxi, and in the governor's presence. It is known as the Taiyuan Massacre. He was canonized on October 1, 2000 by Pope John Paul II. His feast day is July 9.  (bio by: Rebecca Ewing Peterson) 
 
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Taiyuan Massacre Graves
Taiyuan
Shanxi, China
 
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Originally Created by: Rebecca Ewing Peterson
Record added: Sep 28, 2013
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Gregory Maria Grassi
Added by: Rebecca Ewing Peterson
 
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Saint Gregory Grassi, please pray for us.
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 Added: Jul. 9, 2015

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 Added: Jul. 9, 2015

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