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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Almeida, John

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(Meade, John) (1571-1653) Missionary, born London; died Rio Janeiro. He changed his name on being adopted by a Portuguese family whom he accompanied to Brazil, where he became a Jesuit and spent his life in missionary labors among Indian cannibal tribes. He was famous for his austerities.

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Entry for 'Almeida, John'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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