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Luxembourg
Luxembourg

Rue Sigefroi 12
(Maison de Soins Saint-François)

Saint Antoine de Padoue et Saint François Xavier

Saint Anthony of Padua and Saint Francis Xavier


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Description

Two statues in niches:
  1. born Fernando Martins de Bulhões, (Lisbon c. 1195 - Padua 1231), priest and friar of the Franciscan Order, known for his preaching and expert knowledge of scripture (Wikipedia).
  2. (Javier, Navarra 1506 - São João Island, China, 1552), pioneering Roman Catholic missionary, co-founder of the Society of Jesus (Wikipedia).

Tags

Location N 49°36'40" E 6°8'3"

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