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Peter Claver

(ca. 1580/81–1654). “Apostle of Cartagena; Apostle of the Negroes”; b. Verdu, Catalonia, Sp.; desired to convert heathen in the New World; to Cartagena (in what is now Colombia) 1610; worked among slaves brought from W Afr.: priest 1615/16.


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