Peter Pareuzi

Peter Pareuzi was a Papal legate and martyr. He was from Rome and served the papacy. As a papal legate, he was sent to Orvieto in 1199, to enter into dialogue with the Cathars, who were troubling the local church. Peter then suffered martyrdom, at the hands of the Cathars.[1]

Saint Peter Pareuzi
BornRome, Italy
Orvieto, Italy
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church
Feast22 May


  1. ^ St. Peter Pareuzi Catholic Online