Blessed Enrique Rodríguez Tortosa

Memorial

Profile

Orphaned when he was very small, Enrique was raised by his aunt Araceli. He grew to be a pious and committed Christian, an honest, humble and well-liked layman in his community in the diocese of Almería, Spain. Member of Catholic Action. When Communist militia came to his down in the Spanish Civil War, they ordered Enrique to renounce Christianity; he refused. They seized him, threw him into truck, drove him out of the village and murdered him. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

Readings

Viva Christo Rey! (Long live Christ the King!) Blessed Enrique’s dying words, as reported by his murderers

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Enrique Rodríguez Tortosa“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 October 2020. Web. 24 October 2020. <>