Blessed Antonio de Torres

detail of a Blessed Antonio de Torres holy card by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian friar known as a man wholly devoted to God. In Algiers in North Africa, he ransomed and freed 80 Christians who had been enslaved by Muslims.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Antonio de Torres“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 September 2016. Web. 30 July 2021. <>