St. Peter of Morocco Biography
St. Peter 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. Peter 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 Monks|
|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 Peter of Morocco was a Franciscan monk. He and St. Francis of Assisi worked together to preach to the Muslims. He and his fellow missionaries preached in Italy, Aragon, Coimbra, Seville, and finally in Morocco, where they were banished and, upon their return, martyred. He died on 16 January 1220 in Morocco and his remains were ransomed, and are now in the monastery of the Holy Cross in Coimbra, Portugal.