Peter Pareuzi

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Saint Peter Pareuzi
Martyr
Born Rome, Italy
Died 1199
Orvieto, Italy
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Feast 22 May

Peter Pareuzi was a Papal legate and martyr. He was from Rome and served the papacy. As a papal legate, he was sent to Orvieto in 1199, to enter into dialogue with the Cathars, who were troubling the local church. Peter then suffered martyrdom, at the hands of the Cathars.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ St. Peter Pareuzi Catholic Online