Saint Petrus Yu Chong-nyul – Saint of the Day – February 17

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Saint Petrus Yu Chong-nyul Biography

Saint Petrus Yu Chong-nyul Profile. Born: 1837 in North Korea, Asia. Worked in North Korea. Died: 17 February 1866 in Pyongyang, North Korea. Feast Day is celebrated on February 17.

Saint of the Day

St. Petrus Yu Chong-nyul 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 1837
Country of Birth North Korea in Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Married
Profession Layman
Place of Work North Korea
Date of Death 17 February 1866
Place of Death Pyongyang, North Korea
Feast Day February 17
Beatification Beatified by Pope Paul VI on 6 October 1968
Canonization Canonized by Pope John Paul II on 6 May 1984
Patron Saint of N/A


St. Petrus Yu Chong-nyul was a married layman and a priest in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. He was arrested while reading the Bible to a group of friends at the home of a catechist one night, imprisoned and murdered for the offense of teaching Christianity. Martyr.

St. Petrus Yu Chong-nyul
St. Petrus Yu Chong-nyul

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