Blessed Antonio de Pietra

detail of an Italian holy card of Blessed Antonio de Pietra by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

Profile

Mercedarian friar. Ransomed 80 Christians from Muslim slavery in North Africa.

Died

  • 1490 at San Martino convent, Oran, Algeria of natural causes
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Antonio de Pietra“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 June 2015. Web. 22 January 2021. <>