Saint Phaolô Tong Viet Buong

Also known as

  • Paul Buòng
  • Paul Buòng Viêt Tông
  • Phaolô Buòng Viêt Tông

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Lifelong layman in the apostolic vicariate of Cochinchina. Convert to Christianity. Soldier. Captain of the guard for Emperor Ming Mang. Worked with the Society for Foreign Missions. When Ming Mang began a new round of persecutions of Christians, he ordered the apostasy of Christian soldiers; Phaolô refused. He was arrested in 1832, spent a year in prison being tortutred, interrogated for the names of other Christians, and order to renounce the faith; Phaolô refused. He was finally convicted of being a Christian, kicked out of the army and executed. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Phaolô Tong Viet Buong“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 October 2016. Web. 9 December 2016. <>