Blessed Francis Ruiz

Blessed Francisco RuizAlso known as

  • Francesco

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Profile

Mercedarian. Missionary to Chile in 1569. Worked in Ecuador and then in Cusco, Peru, working from the Mercedarian convent there. Martyred by pagan natives while preaching.

Born

Died

  • 1590 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Tucman, Peru

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Francis Ruiz“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 December 2015. Web. 26 January 2021. <>