Blessed Pietro Salanitro

Blessed Pietro SalanitroMemorial


Mercedarian cantor. He was one of twenty Mercedarians who, when an unspecified plague struck Palermo, Italy, volunteered to nurse the sick. He contracted the plague himself, and died as a martyr of charity.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Pietro Salanitro“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 February 2019. Web. 23 June 2021. <>