Blessed Claude Laporte

Blessed Claude Laporte

Claude Laporte


  • Death: 09/02/1792
  • Nationality (place of birth): France

Claude Laporte (1734-1792) was one of the Jesuits who were killed when the French Revolution turned into a rabid anti-Catholic persecution. Father Laporte worked in Brittany directing a sodality and serving as chaplain at the Brest Naval College. He was an assistant pastor when he refused to take the oath.

For more details see the description under Blessed James Bonnaud and 22 Paris Martyrs

Originally Collected and edited by: Tom Rochford, SJ