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Saint Antonio Primaldo & His Companions

Now it is time for us to fight to save our souls for the Lord. And since he died on the cross for us, it is fitting that we should die for him.

    Facts about St. Antonio Primaldo & His Companions

  • Antonio and his 812 companion martyrs were Christian inhabitants of Otranto in Southern Italy during the 15th century.
  • They were executed for their refusal to convert to Islam.
  • The martyrs of Otranto were canonized by Pope Francis in 2013.