Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro Suárez

Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro SuárezAlso known as

  • Melchior Garcia Sanpedro

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Studied theology at the University of Oviedo. Dominican priest, ordained on 29 May 1847 at the Ocana monastery. Missionary to Vietnam beginning in 1849. Co-adjutor vicar apostolic of Central Tonkin (in modern Vietnam) on 15 April 1853. Imprisoned, tortured and finally executed as one of the Martyrs of Vietnam.

Born

Died

Venerable

Beatified

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro Suárez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 July 2016. Web. 28 August 2016. <>