Bishop and Martyr. He was originally a lawyer who did not become a priest until the age of 45.
As Bishop his trouble began. A supporter of Pope St CORNELIUS-OF-CARTHAGE, he had to spend a lot of time in hiding during Decian persecutions, but he couldn’t escape execution.
Article last updated on 10 April 2009
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "CYPRIAN-OF-CARTHAGE: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Apr. 2009. Web. 27 July 2014.