John of Perugia and Peter of Sassoferrato

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Saints John of Perugia and Peter of Sassoferrato
Martyrs
Died 1231
Valencia, Spain
Honored in Roman Catholic Church
Beatified 11 September 1704 by Pope Clement XI
Canonized 1783 by Pope Pius VI
Feast 3 September

John of Perugia and Peter of Sassoferrato, were both Franciscan friars, who in 1216, were sent by St. Francis, to preach and convert the Moors, at Teruel and Valencia.[1] Both of them would go on to suffer martyrdom in 1231, at Valencia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blessed John of Perugia Patron Saint Index