Blessed Stephen of Nagyvárad

Also known as

  • Stephen of Hungary



Franciscan friar. Imprisoned for his faith, he escaped and sought shelter in Sarai Batu (modern Selitrennoye, Russia). To save himself from his persecutors, he denied that he was Christian and announced his conversion to Islam. He immediately repented this apostasy, declared that he was a Christian, and was executed. Martyr.


  • Naggyvarad, Transylvania (modern Oradea, Romania)


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Stephen of Nagyvárad“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 January 2020. Web. 12 May 2021. <>