Blessed Daniele di Calabria

statue of Blessed Daniele di Calabria, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Priest. One of a group of seven Franciscan Friars Minor missionaries to Muslims in the Ceuta area of modern Morocco. Initially treated as madmen, within three weeks they were ordered to convert to Islam, and when they would not they were first abused in the streets, then arrested, tortured and executed. Martyr.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Daniele di Calabria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 October 2016. Web. 25 March 2018. <>