Spanish Priest and Missionary.
He was forty-two when he was sent out to Peru. What a task awaited him. So many abuses of the indigenous population to put right — and a diocese of 18,000 square miles!
He studied the Quechua dialects to help with conversion and lobbied hard for better roads.
This was a little late for himself though — he died on the road in a small village after falling sick.
St. Turibius of Mogrovejo Facts and Figures
Name: Turibius of Mogrovejo
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo
Birth and Death Dates: 1538-1606
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
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