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Gypsies and pope remember 75th anniversary of death of first blessed gypsy

He was considered such an honest man that gypsies and non-gypsies would come to him to help solve a dispute. ; Ceferino was arrested for standing in defense of a priest and for carrying a rosary in his pocket. He was offered freedom if he stopped to pray the rosary, but he refused. John Paul II said he “showed that Christ is present in all people and every race and that all are called to holiness.”BS/JMB/AE