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St. Pantaleon

San Pantaleon / Saint Pantaleon

Medical martyr of 29 years of age / 275-+305 / Feast: July 27. Pantaleon means in Greek “he who has compassion on all”. Physician born in Nicomedia (present-day Turkey). He was beheaded for professing his Catholic faith during the persecution of the Roman Emperor Diocletian on July 27, 305.

Galileo and the Inquisition

Galileo y la Inquisición

Galileo Galilei was an Italian physicist, astronomer, mathematician and philosopher who was born on February 15, 1564, in Pisa and died at the age of 77 while living in exile in the small village of Arcetri, near Florence. This year he has been honored worldwide for his important contributions to astronomy.

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