Blessed Giovanni Battista Bonetti

Also known as

  • Giovanni Battista Bonetto



A physically small and very humble man, Giovanni joined the Franciscan friars in Turin, Italy in 1635, and was assigned to the house in Piobesi Torinese. Priest. Sent to north Africa as a missionary to the Muslim Moors, his public preaching of Christianity led to him being arrested, tortured, dragged through the street by horses and excuted. Martyr.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Giovanni Battista Bonetti“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 September 2018. Web. 24 January 2022. <>