Blessed Pedro Vázquez

Blessed Pedro VázquezAlso known as

  • Father Pedro of Saint Catherine

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Dominican, assigned to Madrid, Spain, then Manila in the Philippines. Priest. Missionary to Japan. Arrested on 18 April 1623 for the crime of moving the body of the martyred Blessed Ludovico Flores, he spent 16 months of abuse in prison before being executed for remaining a Christian. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Pedro Vázquez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 August 2015. Web. 5 December 2016. <>