Blessed Melchor García Sampedro

[Blessed Melchor García Sampedro]
Memorial
28 July
Profile
Dominican. Ordained on 29 May 1847. Coadjutor vicar apostolic of Central Tonking, Viet Nam on 15 April 1853. One of the Martyrs of Vietnam.
Born
26 April 1821 at San Pedro de Arroyo, Spain
Died
martyred on 28 July 1858
Beatified
29 April 1951
Canonized
19 June 1988 by Pope John Paul II
Additional Information
Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
Devocionario Católico español
Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints, by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, and Stephen Bunson
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