Blessed Ferdinando de Pazos

detail of an antique Italian holy card of Blessed Ferdinando de Pazos by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian friar, assigned to ransom Christians enslaved by Muslims in Fez, Morocco. After freeing more than 100 people, he stayed on to preach Christianity.


  • Fez, Morocco
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ferdinando de Pazos“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 January 2020. Web. 16 May 2021. <>