Blessed Carlos de Dios Murias

Blessed Carlos de Dios MuriasMemorial


Carlos studied civil engineering until he gave in to a call to religious life and the priesthood. Member of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual. Ordained a priest in the diocese of La Rioja, Argentina by Blessed Enrique Angelelli on 17 December 1972. Member of the Third World Movement of Priests. Worked with Blessed Gabriel Longueville to set up a Franciscan community to support the peasants in their economic struggles against large land owners. Kidnapped, imprisoned, tortured and murdered by members of the Federal Police for his work. Martyr.





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  • “Blessed Carlos de Dios Murias“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 January 2019. Web. 14 April 2021. <>