Jesuit Martyrs of Paraguay

Memorial

Profile

A group of Jesuit missionaries who worked to convert the natives in Brazil and Paraguay, and who were so successful that they were martyred by a local witch doctor whose power base they were eroding.

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Jesuit Martyrs of Paraguay“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 November 2013. Web. 24 May 2015. <>