Blessed Bernard of Verdun

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Born to the French nobility, he gave up the worldly life to join the Mercedarians and ransom Christians enslaved by Muslims. He travelled to Tunis in north Africa in 1408, freed 300 slaves, and was killed by Muslims for remaining a Christian.

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  • “Blessed Bernard of Verdun“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 May 2016. Web. 19 April 2021. <>