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08/29 Beheading of John the Baptist

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John the Baptist, Forerunner & Precursor – Bede

The Beheading and Martyrdom of John the Baptist is remembered on August 29. Saint Bede here emphasizes that John died for Christ since he was killed for speaking the truth and Christ is the truth. He who baptized Christ was baptized in his own blood,...