Joseph of Arimathea, Saint

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Joseph of Arimathea, Saint Prosperous Jew who was a secret follower of Jesus Christ. He claimed Christ's body from Pontius Pilate after the crucifixion and attended to its burial. His feast day is March 17 in the West, July 31 in the East.

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Saint Joseph of Arimathea