Blessed Luigi Conciso

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


Mercedarian friar. A doctor of theology, he wrote a number of books about the Mercedarians. Assigned to Algiers in north Africa, he freed 88 Christians who had been enslaved by Muslims.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Luigi Conciso“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 August 2018. Web. 23 January 2022. <>