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    Before you had written your comment, did you consult a source to see how many people called Simon or SImeon had been elevated to sainthood in the Churches 2000 year history? Simeon of Trent and Simon the Zealot were different saints with feast days on March 24 and October 28 respectively. The former was removed from the calendar, the latter remains (along with a handful of other Saints named Simon). You can read the description of the original martyrdom of Simon of Trent in The Roman Martyrology: http://www.boston-catholic-journal.com/roman-martrylogy-in-english/roman-martyrology-march-in-english.htm#March_24th

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