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Saint Stanislaus

Bishop of Kraków & Martyr, from Poland
Stanislaus of Szczepanów (or Stanisław Szczepanowski) born on 26 July 1030
Martyred by the Polish king Bolesław II the Bold on 11 April 1079
Canonized on 17 September 1253 in Assisi by Pope Innocent IV
Patron Saint of Kraków & Poland
Feast day 11th April (8th May in Poland)

Pope St John Paul II wrote his apostolic letter Rutilans Agmen on the 9th centenary of his martyrdom.