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The top 12 saints according to Google searches


When searching on the internet, these saints come out on top. The first is quite a surprise!

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In the Catholic Church there are thousands of canonized saints, but the general public is only familiar with a small handful of them, generally those who have left a major impact on Western culture and society that is difficult to dismiss.

Here is a slideshow highlighting the top 12 saints that people search for on the internet through Google. These saints appear to be always popular, no matter the month or year, and remain a permanent fixture in Western culture.

The list was compiled using Google data and organized as best as possible according to what was accessible at the time of publication.


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