Peter Claver, Saint
Peter Claver, Saint
Biography of the Spanish Jesuit priest who for 33 years ministered to African slaves in the New World, and tried to stop the slave trade. Died in 1654

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  • Claver, Peter — (1580–1654)    Saint, Philanthropist and Missionary.    Claver was born in Vedu, Spain. He was educated at the University of Barcelona and he joined the Jesuit Order in 1600. Sent by the Jesuits to Colombia, which was at that period a clearing… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

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