Blessed Gonzalo Mercador

detail of an antique Italian holy card of Blessed Gonzalo Mercador by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian friar. Bishop of Granada, Spain. Participated in the Council of Florence in 1450. On his way home from that council, he was captured, imprisoned, beaten, tortured and finally executed for his Christianity. Martyr.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Gonzalo Mercador“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 April 2017. Web. 20 April 2021. <>