Blessed Lorenzo della Pietà

detail of an antique Italian holy card of Blessed Lorenzo della Pietà by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian. Assigned to north Africa, he was repeatedly beaten and abused by Muslims, but managed for free 121 Christians who had been enslaved by them.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Lorenzo della Pietà“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 September 2018. Web. 28 October 2021. <>