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

Profile

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. <>