Paul of the Cross, Saint
Saint Paul of the Cross, 1694–1775, Italian, religious founder of the Passionists. His original name was Paolo Francesco Danei. He had visions calling him to found a new order and received papal permission in 1725. He was ordained in 1727. His order, intended to revive Christian life by emphasis on the Passion, is vigorous and widespread. Feast: Apr. 28.
See biography by C. Almeras (tr. 1960).
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