Thursday, March 23, 2017

23rd March - Saint Toribio of Lima - Independent Catholic News

23rd March - Saint Toribio of Lima - Independent Catholic News: Reforming bishop. A patron of missionaries and South America. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrobejo was born in Mayorga, in Spain, in 1538. A law professor at the University of Salamanca, he was appointed chief judge of the Inquisition at Granada by King Philip II. He was still a layman, when in 1580, he was made a bishop and sent to work in Lima, Peru.

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