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Why is Saint Jude the patron saint of lost causes?

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His patronage of lost or impossible causes traditionally derives from confusion by many early Christians between Jude and the traitor Judas Iscariot; not understanding the difference between the names, they never prayed for Jude's help, and devotion to him became something of a lost cause.
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Who is the patron saint of hopeless causes?

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Who is the patron saint of lost souls?

St Joseph is the saint of departing souls also Roman Catholic Answer In Christianity, a "lost soul" is one that has been damned to hell for all eternity through their own