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St CORNELIUS-OF-CARTHAGE

Christian Saint

Patron Saint of Cows, Cattle, Farm Animals and Domesticated Pets

Pope in Carthage during Decian persecutions.

When Christians renounced their faith under the intolerable threat of death, he allowed them back into the fold after penance.

This may have been a kindly humanitarian policy, but it was also seen as a bit of a wimp-out in certain quarters. For this he was exiled and died in prison.

St CORNELIUS-OF-CARTHAGE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : CORNELIUS-OF-CARTHAGE
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : September 16th
Birth and Death Dates : 200-258
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 149

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Article last updated on 12 April 2009 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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