Blessed Pierre Camino

detail of an antique holy card of Blessed Pierre Camino by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian friar. While sailing to north Africa on a mission for the Order to ransom Christians enslaved by Muslims, he was captured by Muslims, taken to Tunis, buried to the waist, and used for archery practice before finally being mutilated, blinded and murdered. Martyr.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Pierre Camino“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 April 2017. Web. 19 October 2021. <>