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5 May 1624 New Christian Jesuit theologian Antonio Homem burnt at stake for establishing secret synagagogue in Lisbon #otdimjh  

HOMEM, ANTONIO: Jewish martyr; born in 1564 of Neo-Christian parents at Coimbra, Portugal; suffered death at the stake in Lisbon May 5, 1624. His father’s name was Vaez Brandão; and his mother was a granddaughter of Nuñez Cardozo, called “the rich … Continue reading

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19 January 1565 Death of Diego Laynez, Second Jesuit Superior General #otdimjh #onthisday

Very Rev. Diego Laynez, S.J. (or Laínez) (Spanish: Diego Laynez) (1512 – 19 January 1565) was a Spanish Jesuit priest and theologian, and the 2nd Superior General of the Society of Jesus. He was born in Almazán in Castile. Though … Continue reading

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