Blessed Giovanni of Medina

detail of an antique holy card of Blessed Giovanni of Medina by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian friar. Doctor of Theology. Assigned to north Africa, he ransomed 259 Christians from Muslim slavery.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Giovanni of Medina“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 January 2019. Web. 23 January 2022. <>