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George Preca - Ġorġ Preca

Priest, Founder of the Society of Christian Doctrine - from Malta
Born on 12 February 1880 in Valletta
Became Third Order Carmelite, assuming the name 'Franco'
Died on 26 July 1962 in Santa Venera
Beatified on 9 May 2001 in Floriana by St John Paul II who called him "Malta’s second father in faith"
Canonized on 3 June 2007 by Pope Benedict XVI
Feast day - 9th May