Blessed Juan de Huete

detail of an antique Italian holy card of Blessed Juan de Zorroza and Blessed Juan de Huete by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian friar. Sent by Blessed Antonio Morell to Muslim-occupied Granada, Spain to ransom Christians enslaved by the Moors. While working there in 1482, he was imprisoned, tortured, put on public display for abuse, and then murdered in revenge for Catholic military victories in Alhama, Spain. Martyr.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Juan de Huete“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 May 2017. Web. 5 December 2020. <>