Pedro Calungsod

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Birthday
21, 1654
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
Apr 2, 1672 (17)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1654
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
Apr 2, 1672 (17)

About

17th century Filipino saint who was martyred in Guam for his religious beliefs and missionary work.

Before Fame

At 14 he was chose to accompany the Jesuits in their mission to the Ladrones Islands.

Trivia

He was persecuted partially because of a false rumor that spread about the baptismal water being poisoned.

Family Life

Not much is known about his family.

Associated With

He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2000.