St. Otto of Morocco Biography
St. Otto of Morocco Profile. Born: N/A in Italy, Europe. Worked in Italy, Aragon, Coimbra, Seville, and Morocco. Died: 16 January 1220 in Morocco. Feast Day is celebrated on January 16.
St. Otto of Morocco Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
|Date of Birth||N/A|
|Country of Birth||Italy in Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Married|
|Place of Work||Italy, Aragon, Coimbra, Seville, and Morocco|
|Date of Death||16 January 1220|
|Place of Death||Morocco|
|Feast Day||January 16|
|Canonized||By Pope Sixtus IV in 1481|
Saint Otto of Morocco was a Monk. Together with Saint Francis of Assisi, they preached to the Muslims in Morocco. He and other missionaries preached in Italy, Aragon, Coimbra, Seville, and Morocco, where they were banished and murdered upon their return. He died on 16 January 1220 in Morocco. Otto’s relics were ransomed, and are now in the monastery of the Holy Cross in Coimbra, Portugal.